Why USB enclosure with HD isn't a block device?

Olivier Nicole on at cs.ait.ac.th
Wed Apr 8 21:06:30 PDT 2009

> And got the message:
> /dev/da0 is not a block device.
> Refusing to make a filesystem here!

Just a wild guess, but shouldn't you create slices first?

Then create the filesystem on /dev/da0s1



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