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Can not create slice on a SATA drive
- Subject: Can not create slice on a SATA drive
- From: wjw at withagen.nl (Willem Jan Withagen)
- Date: Tue Feb 15 16:03:13 2005
David O'Brien wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 10:47:25PM +0100, Willem Jan Withagen wrote:
>>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.
> It allows total foot shooting and is quite dangerous.
> It is 'rm -rf' where the default FS to rm is /
> Booting single user is what most people should be doing for now.
> Especially someone "I am new using FreeBSD".
I knew it was loaded with footshooting options so you are
true, especially with the last remark.
Did not pay attention to that.
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