sa(4): removing device entry

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Sun Apr 4 20:05:30 PDT 2004

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004 11:32, Lachlan O'Dea wrote:
> Any ideas as to what the problem could be? After this happens, all *sa*
> devices disappear from /dev. Is there any way to recreate them, other
> than rebooting? If I eject the tape and insert a new one, the drive
> appears to load the tape normally, but I have no device entry to talk
> to it.

I don't know what the actual cause is - it appears there is a genuine error 
which might need to be addressed.

That said, you can get FreeBSD to rescan the bus with 'camcontrol rescan 0' 
and it should recreate the node.

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