Confirmation Of Drive Failure

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Sat Nov 9 00:43:04 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Nov 2013, Adam Vande More wrote:
>  Also regarding ada0, dangerously dedicated mode is not supported 8.x+
> AFAIK, it would still work, it's just not recommended.  The installer
> memory stick images still use it, even on 10.0.

It was removed in 8.0R.  The memstick image must be built in a flaky way,
but it doesn't actually use the 'a' device to mount.


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