"Unable to find device node for ./dev/ad4s1b in /dev"

Henry Olyer henry.olyer at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 20:15:55 UTC 2010

This morning I downloaded and burned the latest CD for 8.1.

Then I took a brand new laptop, an ACER, model ASPIRE-7741Z-5731, and tried
to install FreeBSD.  (It had a copy of windoz on it.  goodbye and good

My point is simple, this is about as vanilla as it gets.

And I get the error, shown in the subject line.

Not sure if this is important, but the ad4s1b partition is the SWAP


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