5.3-BETA displaying cd0 as an install target?

John Baldwin jhb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 1 14:44:30 PDT 2004

On Wednesday 01 September 2004 05:06 pm, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 05:34:51PM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote..
> > Did anyone see sysinstall listing cd0 as an install target
> > on BETA1, on any other architecture than Alpha?
> >
> > On Alpha, sysinstall presents one with the option on partition
> > and install on cd0.  Which is slightly daft..
> It only happens with SCSI CD drives, so things that turn up as cd0.
> ATA CD drives aka acd0 do not get displayed by sysinstall.

This is probably GEOM related.  I wonder if cd0 uses the DISK class unlike 
acd0 which uses its own ACD class.

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