Where's my disk?

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 4 12:13:33 UTC 2011

On Sat, 4 Jun 2011 10:48:12 +0200
Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

> On Sat, 04 Jun 2011 10:31:18 +0200, Erik Nørgaard
> <norgaard at locolomo.org> wrote:
> > The first problem is that I have no idea how my disk will be
> > recognized, now the root partition is on /dev/ad6s1a.
> A good approach is to apply a label or use the UFSID of
> the partitions (which don't depend on controller position)
> instead of the device names.

Additionally do a swapoff and use "glabel label" to label any swap
partitions. Don't forget to update fstab before doing a swapon or
rebooting or you might overwrite the label. 

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