virtio disk device file "/dev/hast/shared" does not exist. Creating it ...
nvass at gmx.com
Sat Aug 1 11:24:28 UTC 2015
On 08/01/15 03:23, Neel Natu wrote:
> Hi Nikos,
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 6:53 AM, Nikos Vassiliadis <nvass at gmx.com> wrote:
>> While trying to use a HAST device as my storage I got this message.
>>> virtio disk device file "/dev/hast/shared" does not exist.
>>> Creating it ...
>>> GDB: no debug ports present
>>> KDB: debugger backends: ddb
>>> KDB: current backend: ddb
>>> Copyright (c) 1992-2015 The FreeBSD Project.
>>> Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
>> Does anybody know what "creating it" mean in this regard?
> I assume you are using vmrun.sh to start the virtual machine.
> If the backing file for the virtio disk device does not exist then the
> script will create it before launching the virtual machine.
> See 'make_and_check_diskdev()' function in vmrun.sh.
Oh thanks, didn't notice it was the script!
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