partition oddity

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Sat May 17 10:08:06 PDT 2008

:DragonFly won't let me zero a partition:
:zoot# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad8s2d
:dd: /dev/ad8s2d: Read-only file system
:1+0 records in
:0+0 records out
:0 bytes transferred in 0.000135 secs (0 bytes/sec)

    That is the error you usually get if the partition in question is
    still mounted.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at>

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