Unable to find device node for /dev/ad0s1b in /dev!

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Feb 15 18:59:53 GMT 2005

Sajith K <ksajith at yahoo.com> writes:

> When I tried to install freebsd 5.3 in a PIII machine
> with 80GB hard disk I get the following error:
> "Unable to find device node for /dev/ad0s1b in /dev!"
> "The creation of filesystems will be aborted"
> Could some one help me out ?

Sounds like you forgot to allocate (and commit) the slices before you
tried to create the partitions...

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