/dev/ad vs. /dev/ada
citrin+bsd at citrin.ru
Tue Sep 20 15:39:01 UTC 2016
On 2016-09-19 00:27, Olivier wrote:
> I have been using /dev/ad for years, but now I notice there is also the
> drivers /dev/ada. ad is not in the man anymore, but still working like
> it used to.
ad driver was removed and /dev/adX was an alias for /dev/adaY
I recommend to update all your fstab and other config, because this
aliases was removed and FreeBSD 11 has no this legacy aliases.
> Compatibility shims for legacy ATA device names have been removed.
> It includes ATA_STATIC_ID kernel option, kern.cam.ada.legacy_aliases
> and kern.geom.raid.legacy_aliases loader tunables, kern.devalias.*
> environment variables, /dev/ad* and /dev/ar* symbolic links.
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