gpart mbr scheme

2009-10-10 Thread Anselm Strauss
Hi, I'm trying to partition a compact flash card with gpart. When I want to create a new MBR scheme it always complains: - gpart create -s mbr da0 gpart: scheme 'mbr': Invalid argument The GPT scheme works fine: - gpart create -s gpt da0 da0 created - gpart show da0 = 34 8027645 da0

documentation for gpart(8)/GPT?

2009-07-28 Thread Robert Huff
Is there anything - official, or unofficial but reliable - about working with gpart/GPT? I've read the man page, and am still a little wobbly. Robert Huff ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: documentation for gpart(8)/GPT?

2009-07-28 Thread Anton Shterenlikht
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 09:54:53AM -0400, Robert Huff wrote: Is there anything - official, or unofficial but reliable - about working with gpart/GPT? I've read the man page, and am still a little wobbly. Have a look at http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~mexas/geom-mirror.html

Re: documentation for gpart(8)/GPT?

2009-07-28 Thread Robert Huff
Anton Shterenlikht wrote: Have a look at http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~mexas/geom-mirror.html This is a proposed addition to the handbook. There is a gpart example. By the way, I'd welcome any feedback on this modified section. First iussue: the Next link in the upper right hand corner

Re: documentation for gpart(8)/GPT?

2009-07-28 Thread Vincent Hoffman
Robert Huff wrote: Is there anything - official, or unofficial but reliable - about working with gpart/GPT?I've read the man page, and am still a little wobbly. I found http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-geom/2009-April/003440.html reasonably informative. Vince

Re: documentation for gpart(8)/GPT?

2009-07-28 Thread Robert Huff
Vincent Hoffman writes: Is there anything - official, or unofficial but reliable - about working with gpart/GPT?I've read the man page, and am still a little wobbly. I found http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-geom/2009-April/003440.html reasonably informative

`gpart show` and secondary GPT header

2009-06-12 Thread Alexander Best
i have a question about gpart. when id do `gpart show ad0` i get the following output: = 34 488394988 ad0 GPT (233G) 34 209714861 freebsd-swap (10G) 20971520 4674235022 freebsd-ufs (223G) which is just what i want. however i'm a bit curious about the GPT

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