how to create device nodes when devfs doesn't do it?
Karel J. Bosschaart
K.J.Bosschaart at tue.nl
Tue Jul 8 00:59:17 PDT 2003
On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 10:15:27AM -0700, walt wrote:
> Karel J. Bosschaart wrote:
> >After googling and searching in the mailing list archive I still can't
> >figure out how to make device nodes in -current when devfs doesn't do this
> >automatically. I have an external USB-drive (external 3.5" case with
> >1.6 GB HD) from which I want to mount /dev/da0s4h. It works fine in
> >-stable, after MAKEDEV'ing the node, but on -current I only get da0s4.
> Have you tried mounting da0s4h? It may show up in /dev after mounting it.
That's how I started, but I'm getting
phys9911# mount /dev/da0s4h /mnt/test/
mount: /dev/da0s4h: No such file or directory
> >disklabel: partition c doesn't start at 0!
> >disklabel: partition c doesn't cover the whole unit!
> >disklabel: An incorrect partition c may cause problems for standard system
> My experience is that these warnings can be ignored as long as the drive
> will mount.
That's my experience as well. The partition mounts fine in -stable.
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