Subject: Re: disklabel: /dev/rsd0d: Device busy
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Ken Wellsch <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/25/2001 21:08:18
Ken Wellsch wrote:
> Frank van der Linden wrote:
> >
> > >   # disklabel sd0
> > >   disklabel: /dev/rsd0d: Device busy
> >
> > Hmm.. it might be that you managed to write a strange label onto
> > the disk. For example, the 'd' partition is special on the i386
> > port, and you're not supposed to use it. Do you have something
> > mounted on it?
> >
> > Try booting into single-user and see what disklabel says there.
> I've tried that, and still see the same problem.  I've done a
> surface analysis three times and one formatting of the drive now.
> The Adaptec firmware on the 2940 definitely sees the drive.

I've moved the drive to its intended system (AlphaPC 64 box running
-current with a Qlogic 1020A controller) and I can report it appears
to be working without a hitch.  I needed to replace an old Quantum
drive that was acting up on me.

Apologies for wasting the bandwidth.

-- Ken