partition oddity

Sascha Wildner saw at
Sat May 17 10:52:03 PDT 2008

Matthew Dillon wrote:
: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.
Yeah but it isn't.

zoot# mount | grep ad8s2d
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 0.009650 secs (0 bytes/sec)


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