In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Ev
ans writes:

>> Sure. They're not there. A reboot still just has da0[c], da1[c], and
>> da2[c] show up.
>That's more than show up on i386's :-).  After booting with -s, only
>the whole disk devices and the root device show up.  Devices for slices
>and partitions slices only show up when they are opened or stat'ed.
>This bug is normally mostly hidden by opening most partitions to mount

Well, this "bug" is built into the current diskslice/label code as you
know (you wrote it :-)  It doesn't have anything to do with DEVFS as

My proposed solution for this can be found in the bio/buf paper
I wrote.

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