On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Steve Kargl wrote:
> Matthew Jacob wrote:
> > On Mon, 5 Mar 2001, Steve Kargl wrote:
> > > What are the names of the tape devices under devfs?
> > >
> > > Should dump(8) use /dev/sa0 for the rewind device and
> > > /dev/nsa0 for no rewind device? Should /etc/rc.devfs
> > > create symlinks from rsa0 and nrsa0 for backwards compatibility?
> > Can you give a hint as to which release you're trying this with?
> FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT #2: Mon Mar 5 10:40:22 PST 2001
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> > Does rc.devfs mean anything at all with -current's devfs? I just changed the
> > sa driver to create the correct aliases.
> Yes, I use it to set permissions on cd0 and cd0c during boot.
> I could add "ln -sf /dev/nsa0 /dev/nrsa0" for backwards
> dump.8 and dump(8) both refer explicitly to nsa0 and nrsa0 whereas
> sa0 and nsa0 are the actual device names in -current.
Hrmm.. Didn't somebody just fix this? At any rate, by all means add whatever
you think appropriate to rc.devfs. If you think the sa driver should create an
alias for backward compatibility do so or let know.
Frankly- I think given that this is 5.0 that 'compatibility' is not needed.
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