On Sun, 11 Apr 2004 00:45:14 +0200, Julien Gabel wrote: >> GEOM doesn't let you touch the disk if some partition is mounted off it. >> Try setting kern.geom.debugflags to 1
I suck. This should have said: GEOM doesn't let you write to an active device, except if you set kern.geom.debugflags=16 > I changed the sysctl's flag : > # sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=1 > kern.geom.debugflags: 0 -> 1 so this should be 16 not 1 > # mount > /dev/ar0s1a on / (ufs, local) > devfs on /dev (devfs, local) > /dev/ad8s1d on /home (ufs, local, nodev, noexec, nosuid, with quotas, > soft-updates) > /dev/ar0s1e on /tmp (ufs, local, nodev, nosuid, soft-updates) > /dev/ar0s1f on /usr (ufs, local, soft-updates) > /dev/ar0s1d on /var (ufs, local, noexec, soft-updates) If ad8 is part of ar0 GEOM will try to keep you from shooting yourself on the foot. You should take ad8 out of the array first. > Because the problematic disk is not actually used, I can try some commands > on it if someone think it may be interesting. On the hardware side, you should look for some diagnostic tool from the manufacturer. qvb -- pica _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"