Bug #1278

disklabel64 can't label new partition

Added by corecode over 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:
Priority:HighDue date:
Assignee:alexh% Done:

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Description

The kernel won't let disklabel write the label unless I've touched the slice before:

sweatshorts % sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad6
^C25372+0 records in
25371+0 records out
12989952 bytes transferred in 2.380336 secs (5457192 bytes/sec)
1 sweatshorts % sudo fdisk -IB /dev/ad6
******* Working on device /dev/ad6 *******
fdisk: invalid fdisk partition table found
Warning: ending cylinder wraps, using all 1's
sweatshorts % sudo fdisk -IB /dev/ad6
******* Working on device /dev/ad6 *******
Warning: ending cylinder wraps, using all 1's
sweatshorts % sudo disklabel64 -w ad6s1 auto
disklabel64: ioctl DIOCWDINFO64: label magic number or checksum is wrong!
(disklabel or kernel is out of date?)
1 sweatshorts % dd if=/dev/ad6s1 of=/dev/null count=100
100+0 records in
100+0 records out
51200 bytes transferred in 0.013747 secs (3724455 bytes/sec)
sweatshorts % sudo disklabel64 -w ad6s1 auto
sweatshorts %

History

#1 Updated by alexh almost 5 years ago

Works as expected now, so I'm closing this.

9:09:04 :~ master
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0
^C31225+0 records in
31224+0 records out
15986688 bytes transferred in 3.294755 secs (4852163 bytes/sec)
3.30s=0.00s+2.58s
9:09:26 :~ master
1 # fdisk -IB /dev/ad0
******* Working on device /dev/ad0 *******
fdisk: invalid fdisk partition table found
Warning: ending cylinder wraps, using all 1's
9:09:38 :~ master
# fdisk -IB /dev/ad0
******* Working on device /dev/ad0 *******
9:10:01 :~ master
# disklabel64 -w ad0s1 auto
9:10:41 :~ master
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