John Marino dragonflybsd at
Wed May 6 15:46:14 PDT 2015

On 5/7/2015 00:20, nans_nans1 at wrote:
> I want to create a MSDOS-Partition on my USB-Stick. What i do:
> disklabel -B -r -w da8s0 auto
> disklabel -e da8s0
> a: * * MSDOS 
> When i execute the command "newfs_msdos /dev/da8s0a" i get the following error:
> newfs_msdos: ioctl (GSLICEINFO): Inappropriate ioctl for device
> newfs_msdos: /dev/da8s0a: can't get slice info
> What goes wrong?

Maybe you need "disklable32".

"disklabel" is an alias for "disklabel64"

Just a guess, look at the man pages.


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