devfs and slices on Iomega ZIP media

Stefan Walter sw at
Fri Apr 11 06:17:46 PDT 2003

Poul-Henning Kamp, 11.04.03, 09:20h CEST:

> >How? The device files are and remain missing, no matter what I do.
> >In my case, /dev/da1s4 (for DOS/Windows formatted media) is missing if
> >there wasn't any ZIP disk in the drive at boot time:
> I just received five minutes ago a SCSI zip drive (Thank you!) so
> I can work on this issue.

Automatic discovery of the medium/new slices would be fine. I'd be
willing to test patches (against -RELEASE, though; I don't follow
-CURRENT on this machine).

> For now you may be able to force a rexamination by:
> 	true > /dev/da1



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