>> I want to say that it is a mirror created with a hardware HighPoint >> HPT374 (channel 2+3) UDMA133 controller ; not created using software, >> like vinum for example.
>>>> - But when I tried to create a slice on it, I get: >>>> # fdisk -BI ad10 >>>> ******* Working on device /dev/ad10 ******* >>>> fdisk: can't write fdisk partition table: Operation not permitted >> There is no partition mounted on it because the miror is actually >> breack, so this disk is totally not used at this time. >> >> Before that, a /home was mounted on the device corresponding to the >> mirror, i.e. /dev/ar1 (which was made from /dev/ad8 + /dev/ad10). >> Actually, and because I had some activity on this machine, I made the >> /home partition available under the /dev/ad8 device alone, which is the >> other identical disk which previously formed the mirror and works like >> a charm. > I take it that you are still trying to manage ad10 through the RAID > capable controller. Yes, you're right: I "broke" the mirror, but let the disk /dev/ad10 in its place. > No real information but I would guess the controller is still seeing > information on the drive ad10 which ties it in with some other disk for > RAID. I don't think so, but... > If you have a regular on board ATA interface I'd try plugging the drive > in there (you can do it with all other drives removed for safety) and > then try to initialise using an installation CD. If that works I imagine > you can put every thing back in your prefered configuration and continue. ... I will try to plug it on another controller, or even in a different machine. Thanks, -- -jpeg. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"