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Can not create slice on a SATA drive



David O'Brien wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 01:09:48PM -0500, Xi.Liu wrote:
> 
>>Still not very sure, .... (I am new using FreeBSD).

>>I guess even I boot singel user, the disk will still be  mounted as /. 
> 
> 
> Correct.  / will be mount read-only.
> 
> 
>>Do I have to boot from a bootable-CD (say the installation CD)?
> 
> 
> Nope, you can use /usr/sbin/sysinstall.
> But you'll have to mount /usr (but do it read-only!) first if you didn't
> combine / + /usr into a single partition.

I'm always using the 'cheat' option:
sysctl -w kern.geom.debugflags=16

Not shure if it is without ill effects.

--WjW




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