Mount an unknown drive

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Jul 25 14:22:48 UTC 2006

Joshua Lewis <joshua.lewis at> writes:

>    I have a server that has been inoperative for the last few months
>    (FreeBSD 6.0). I decided to turn on the system and it goes right to a
>    boot prompt. So I downloaded FreeSBIE and am trying to mount the old
>    drive to see if there is any data on the drive worth saving. When I
>    try to mount /dev/ad0s1f /mnt I get a device busy message. Am I even
>    trying to mount the correct slice. I have tried s1a - s1f.
>    Is it possible it was already mounted and that is why it says it is
>    busy. There is nothing in dmesg that shows asd0*.

Look in /dev for ad*.

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