dev/virtio stuff

Sean Bruno seanbru at
Wed Oct 31 21:13:48 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-10-31 at 12:33 -0700, Bryan Venteicher wrote:
> > 
> > Yep, it looks like I have to explicitly *mount* the virtio device
> for
> > it
> > to get created in /dev though.  Is that intended?
> > 
> I don't get what you mean by *mount*. It should be probed at boot
> (or kernel module load time) and then GEOM should taste it and you're
> off to the races just like every other block device.
> Bryan 

What I saw, was that if I did not put entries into the fstab to mount
the virtio devices, they never go created.

But, retesting it now, I think that I didn't have virtio setup correctly
from the linux box in the first place.


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