Devices disappeared after drive shuffle - or - how to recover and mount a slice with UFS partitions.

Danny Carroll fbsd at
Mon Sep 27 00:05:26 UTC 2010

 On 23/09/2010 11:40 PM, Martin Simmons wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:56:54 +1000, Danny Carroll said:
>> My only real question is.   Why did the devices fail to be created in
>> /dev from the original disk?
> See if the partitions are listed in the output of:
> sysctl -b kern.geom.conftxt
> If not, then it looks like a kernel/geom problem.

Thanks for the tip.    Unfortunately I've already wiped the slices and
re-partitioned with gpart.    Gpart seems to be ok.
I'm not too worried about it all.   I just thought it was interesting
enough to share.


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