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GPT-fu [ was Re: ]

I may have just gone through some similar areas setting up -current on a 1TB SSD (and having no luck w the installer) and got by (I think) using these NetBSD 8 notes, that necessarily get into some details:

On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 12:02 David Brownlee <> wrote:
On Tue, 4 Feb 2020 at 02:05, MLH <> wrote:
> So does anyone know how to get rid of the kernel's idea of what
> the wedges is? Every time I try, even after zeroing the drive over
> a TB into it and rebooting multiple times after deleting the gpt
> partitioning, etc. The kernel still says it is busy and won't allow
> me to delete wedges.

Does 'gpt show wd2' show anything? If so try 'gpt destroy wd2' and run it again

(If you want to zero by hand you'll need to hit both the start and end
of the disk as there is a gpt backup). gpt destroy is the key :)

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