Although I was then allowed to zero-write ada2, the subsequent 'format with GPT' fails with the 'File exists' error listed above. ben, Sep 13, 2012 #4 peterbata Newbie Joined: Sep 8, 2012 Messages: 11 Thanks Received: 1 Trophy Points: 6 Occupation: IT Consultant Location: Canada Here is some info on the system It was really weird. Drive is std SATA 250GB unit that was supplied with server - has had almost zero use! [[email protected] ~]# dmesg | grep ada2 ada2 at ahcich2 bus 0 scbus2 target 0 Source
People wanting to try this, please disconnect any disks with data you wish to keep before you try. smartctl -s on -A /dev/ada2 And try to read from ada2: dd if=/dev/ada2 of=/dev/null bs=1m count=100 If that works, you can try to write to it, but only do this if Author DanPosted on 28/07/201424/07/2016Categories BytesTags FreeNAS Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Disk /dev/sdg: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x00000000 Device Boot Start
Currently I'm not recommending people use encryption until this ticket and 2178 are closed. If the old zpool metadata needs to be removed you can use the "wipe disk" function in FreeNAS. I wanted to check alot of things. Rating is available when the video has been rented.
I tested this and if you delete the gptid for an encrypted disk right after you offline the disk then there is no issue with adding the disk back to the Try to replace with da1. but all the warnings have gone away. Unable To Gpt Format The Disk Da1 graid add [-fv] [-S size] [-s stripsize] name label level graid delete [-fv] name [label|num] graid insert [-v] name prov ...
One additional bity of background is that I had to run sysctl -w kern.geom.debugflags=17 in order to be able to carry out a 'Zero-write the part area' on ada2 - is sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=0x10 3. Jeremy Blum 190,688 views 10:01 FreeNAS® 10 - State of the Union #3 - Duration: 30:52. peterbata, Sep 13, 2012 #5 ben FreeNAS GUI Developer iXsystems Joined: May 24, 2011 Messages: 373 Thanks Received: 2 Trophy Points: 21 Location: Santa Clara, CA Are you trying to create
Now, on the (root) command line, perform: zpool online -e
Loading... this contact form use a sledgehammer, then try: # destroy ALL DATA on disk /dev/ada2 sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=0x10 dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ada2 bs=1m # now reboot! I suspect the residue from an old pool remains on the drive as I now can't seem to make use of the drive as my third mirror in my existing root-pool. What do you know. Freenas Format Disk Command Line
nas1 and nas2. Log in or Sign up FreeNAS Community Home Forums > FreeNAS Forum > Help & Support > New to FreeNAS? > Error: Unable to GPT format the disk "ada1" Discussion in I love the way ZFSGuru goes the extra mile, just that little bit extra during the scrub... have a peek here Editing code to dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 bs=512 count=1 I get this: [[email protected]] /dev# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 bs=512 count=1 dd: /dev/da8: Invalid argument 1+0 records in 0+0 records out 0 bytes transferred
But.. Freenas Wipe Disk Create encrypted RaidZ Volume (RaidZ1, 3 Drives)2. freenas kernel: GEOM: mirror/system: corrupt or invalid GPT detected.
Loading... Can you try creating partitions via the web-interface again, after confirming the output of 'graid list' is still empty? The error I get is: Error: Unable to GPT format the disk "ada1". Format Disk Freenas Click below for more information info.EUR 49.99MeerMidi-tower gaming case Bequiet Silent Base 600 Black / silver October 15, 2016Unique performance and usability The be quiet!
Create encrypted raidz volume consisting of 3 drives (da1, da2, da3)2. standardized size. Instead it was a disk mounting issue that was persistent since the very beginning, I just wasn't aware of it until that moment. http://blogeurope.net/unable-to/git-reset-error-unable-to-unlink-old.php Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists...
I did try parted and gparted in X and even the gparted live cd and dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdx (with which I became impatient after running for a day and CTL c'd RebootblimpyboyUser15 postsPosted on 14 November 2012 @ 00:43All completed perfectly CiPHER. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Freenas Error Unable to GPT format the disk “ada0” Dave De Cort SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe22 Loading... Anyway, this is quite a critical error, I ended up wiping all 3 Disks and recreating the Volume entirely, as i was not able to otherwise make use of Drive 2.
The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. You can do a brutal zero write on the disk, destroying everything. Reply Others October 6, 2015 at 8:35 pm Thank you very much, I'm a new user of Freenas and this definetely save my life (or at least hours of it) 🙂 If you offline a disk from an encrypted zpool, automatically perform a quick erase to ensure that the disk is never identified as being part of the encrypted zpool again.
GEOM_RAID: Promise: Subdisk newld:0-ada2 state changed from NONE to REBUILD. sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdg seek=976768080 count=5088 Step 3: sudo fdisk -l should result in the GPT warning being gone. All rights reserved.