I'm running FreNAS 9.10.2-U4. Platform: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 250 Processor, storage (12gb).

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I have actually three drives plugged right into an old desktop I'm utilizing for a FreeNAS build, running the OS on a 32gb flash drive.

I have successfully produced a volume on one of the drives.

I have to remaining 500gb drives, however I keep gaining the error: Error: unable to GPT style the disk "ada1" once I shot to develop a volume through them.

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Can somebody point me in the ideal direction? I'm totally new to FreeNAS

Thanks!


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· 4y
Were this drives in use beforehand? I essential to manually clear my disks that had been supplied in my XPEnology setup before FreeNAS would usage them.

sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=0x10dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ada1 bs=512 count=1
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· 4y
That worked! many thanks man, lot appreciated!


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· 4y

Curious why you would be setting up solitary disk vdevs?


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· 4y

Try going right into View Disks and also choose the Wipe option for that disk?


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