Switch from legacy ata(4) to CAM-based ATA

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Apr 20 23:35:27 UTC 2011

On Wed, 20 Apr 2011, Doug Barton wrote:

> On 04/20/2011 15:18, Scott Long wrote:
>> I agree with what Alexander is saying, but I'd like to take it a step 
>> further.  We should all be using [...] mount-by-label
> +1
> When I first saw this on linux my gut reaction was "ewwww, different." But 
> now that I've worked with it a bit, I really like it. Doing this by default 
> in 9.0 would be a really useful step forward, and would allow greater 
> innovation down the road.
> Is there a handy tutorial somewhere for making this change in FreeBSD? Or is 
> it even possible to do in a rational way?

Not sure I understand the question.  I have a little article called 
FreeBSD Labeled Filesystems: 

It uses filesystem labels instead of device labels (except for swap). 
The differences are the utility used to create the labels and where the 
labels show up in /dev.

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