Re: Unable to newfs/fsck partition on -current because of write failed.

From: Thorsten Greiner <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 12:26:40 +0200
* Nicolai Petri <> [2003-09-21 12:23]:
> But now even newfs gives me "Write failed". This seems a bit odd
> because i can easily do a "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0s2d" and
> clear out the label. Any hints ? I'm thinking geom and/or
> blocksize problems. But that's just a guess. 

There was a small window in which the -CURRENT kernel was broken.
This happened just around September 14th, so I suggest you either
upgrade your kernel or use a kernel built before September 14th.



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add, but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Received on Sun Sep 21 2003 - 01:26:45 UTC

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