Re: Should newfs include -S 4096? was Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-24 Thread Warren Block
On Fri, 23 Nov 2012, free...@johnea.net wrote: One of the complications was getting old metadata off of the drive. After trying a couple of 'dd' invocations: # overwriting the first sector dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ada0 bs=512 count=1 # also tried overwriting the last sector diskinfo ada0 | cut

Should newfs include -S 4096? was Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-23 Thread freebsd
On 2012-11-20 21:10, Warren Block wrote: On Tue, 20 Nov 2012, free...@johnea.net wrote: On 2012-11-20 14:28, Gary Aitken wrote: On 11/20/12 13:34, free...@johnea.net wrote: freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RC3 ... Not UFS No ada0 No boot Seems like it isn't supposed to work for 9.1-RC2

gpt booting (Was: Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3)

2012-11-21 Thread Arthur Chance
On 11/21/12 05:11, Warren Block wrote: gptboot looks for the first UFS partition. Maybe /boot/boot can be modified to do that also. It's a little more complicated than that Warren. AIUI gptboot first looks (in partition order) for partitions with both the bootme and bootonce attributes set.

Re: gpt booting (Was: Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3)

2012-11-21 Thread Warren Block
On Wed, 21 Nov 2012, Arthur Chance wrote: On 11/21/12 05:11, Warren Block wrote: gptboot looks for the first UFS partition. Maybe /boot/boot can be modified to do that also. It's a little more complicated than that Warren. AIUI gptboot first looks (in partition order) for partitions with

boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-20 Thread freebsd
Hello, I recently installed a 9.1-RC2 system using gmirror with MBR, and swap in first bsdlabel. orsbackup# gpart show =63 3907029104 mirror/gm0 MBR (1.8T) 63 63 - free - (31k) 126 3907028979 1 freebsd [active] (1.8T)

Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-20 Thread Gary Aitken
On 11/20/12 13:34, free...@johnea.net wrote: Hello, I recently installed a 9.1-RC2 system using gmirror with MBR, and swap in first bsdlabel. orsbackup# gpart show =63 3907029104 mirror/gm0 MBR (1.8T) 63 63 - free - (31k) 126

Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-20 Thread freebsd
On 2012-11-20 14:28, Gary Aitken wrote: On 11/20/12 13:34, free...@johnea.net wrote: freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RC3 ... Not UFS No ada0 No boot Seems like it isn't supposed to work for 9.1-RC2 I previously used binary update to migrate from 9.0 to 9.1, via: freebsd-update upgrade

Re: boot problem after freebsd-update from 9.1-RC2 to 9.1-RC3

2012-11-20 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 20 Nov 2012, free...@johnea.net wrote: On 2012-11-20 14:28, Gary Aitken wrote: On 11/20/12 13:34, free...@johnea.net wrote: freebsd-update upgrade -r 9.1-RC3 ... Not UFS No ada0 No boot Seems like it isn't supposed to work for 9.1-RC2 I previously used binary update to