New disk woes

Mark admin at
Sun Dec 23 10:01:03 PST 2007

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Seaman [mailto:m.seaman at] 
Sent: zondag 23 december 2007 18:40
To: Mark
Cc: questions at
Subject: Re: New disk woes

> > But no ad4, it seems. How quaint! So, is there a way to recreate it?
> > The
> > backup disk is failing, and I need to have it replaced soon.

> /dev/MAKEDEV ad4

> I believe will recreate the device for you, although ICBW as I haven't
> had much to do with any 4.x systems for quite some time, and what with
> the dynamic /dev/ stuff nowadays, those neurons are beeing fairly
> rapidly recycled.

Oops! Yes, the ol' /dev/MAKEDEV script. Panic has a way of wiping
one's memory. :)

Thanks anyway!

- Mark

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