where is kern.ca.da.no_6_byte?

Kenneth D. Merry ken at kdm.org
Sun Jul 20 07:54:43 PDT 2003

On Sun, Jul 20, 2003 at 09:13:51 +0200, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> Hello all,
> while my CF-Card USB adaptor is crashing 5.1 and my NEC USB floppy also
> crashes 5.1 I found that sysctl -w kern.cam.da.no_6_byte=1 could help but it
> seems that this sysctl doesn't exist any more!
> Is there anything similar?

It has been renamed:


Where %d is the unit number for the da(4) device.

> It also seems I'm a bit unlucky these days with 5.1. CF-Reader crahes the
> system, floppy crashes the system, my RAID-controller crashes the system,
> also /stand/fdisk crashes the system.
> And since my burner has reached MTBF I bought the USB-Floppy to install via
> ftp, but FreeBSD doesn't boot from USB-Floppys. DOS does!

If your system is crashing, send stack traces to this list, and maybe
someone can help track down what the problem is.

Kenneth Merry
ken at kdm.org

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