Disklabel problem IBM SCSI3 disks, vinum too

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 19 17:41:45 PST 2003

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On Wednesday, 19 November 2003 at  9:13:43 -0500, Bob Collins wrote:
> At 10:46 PM 11/17/2003, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> Do you have device nodes for da4?  Has it been labelled at all?
> I did not have `all' the nodes for da4 in /dev. So, I ran #sh MAKEDEV da4
> in the /dev directory. After that, there were what appeared to be all the
> device nodes for da4.
> I was able to label the drive and use it with vinum under 5.0-RELEASE FWIW.
> Under 4.9-RELEASE (which is what I now run) it will not label through
> /stand/sysinstall.
> I can now newfs the drive and mount it and copy files to and fro, however I
> cannot use it with vinum. I did umount the drive and then disklabel -e da4
> and changed the e: to h: and the filesystem type to vinum. It was da4s1e.
> When I create the vinum configuration, I either get that drive d (da4s1h)
> is referenced and in the down state while the other three drives are up, or
> the other three drives a b c are referenced and in the down state while
> drive d is up.

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