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Re: gpt howto?

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 10:41:06AM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Hello (again),
> I would like to create a 5 TB NetBSD partition on a RAID disk (sd5).
> I believe I need to use gpt to partition the disk, but I can't seem
> to make it work under 4.0_STABLE:
> # gpt create sd5
> gpt: unable to open device 'rsd5d': Device not configured
> # gpt add sd5
> gpt: unable to open device 'rsd5d': Device not configured

Do you have 'pseudo-device drvctl' in your kernel?  You need it.
Or did the drvctl stuff for sd(4) not make it into 4.0?
It's trivial to backport.
> I also tried with vnd in case the sd driver doesn't support gpt:
> # vnconfig vnd0 bigfile

I'm not sure the support for drvctl has been added to vnd(4).

> I can't test using wd at the moment (no free partitions available).
> So what is it that I'm doing wrong this time? ;-)

        Jonathan Kollasch

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