Stop using a SATA drive
chrisstankevitz at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 20:17:59 UTC 2015
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 3:06 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> But on the other hand, what's wrong with _ignoring_ a
> device file you don't want to have anything to do with?
>From my OP:
> I imagine I would feel confident that nothing is using it
> if the drive disappeared from /dev
My only interest in the device file going away was that I would
suddenly become confident that it is not in use (e.g. by smartd,
gpart, etc). If there is another way to become confident that a
device is not in use then that would be okay too.
"Device file disappearing" would only be useful to me if it happened
before the drive was "ejected", not after.
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