In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Bria
n F. Feldman" writes:

>>      /ddname = find_dev/s/BLK/CHR/
>No, that's wrong. You cannot do buffered-type IO on a cdev. I committed
>a workaround, and now it works. There's no easy way around this, except
>possibly making kern.dumpdev a string (makes quite a bit of sense there...)

Indeed.  a dev_t should never be exported as such from the kernel
anymore, in particular not for bdevs.  dumps and swap are the two
offenders left.

Poul-Henning Kamp             FreeBSD coreteam member
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