Re: Problems with geom_bde

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:57:31 +0200
In message <20030930205400.GA4391_at_tybalt.greiner.local>, Thorsten Greiner writes:
>* Poul-Henning Kamp <> [2003-09-30 10:54]:
>> Did you call "gbde detach" before the umount ?  You need to unmount
>> first.
>After investigating further I think I have found the reason for the
>problem. When I created the disklabel for the partition I was lazy
>and entered a size of 2000000 blocks for the slice. I just tried to
>reproduce the problem and re-created the slice with a size of 1024M
>(which is 2097152 blocks) and the problem seems to have disappeared
>- at least I cannot reproduce it anymore.
>So now I wonder if there is any magic constant which the slice size
>needs to be a multiple of...?

Not that I know off.

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