sysinstall, by design, knows very little about devices. It uses libdisk(3) as the abstraction for dealing with all disks in particular.
> * Jordan Hubbard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [011003 15:33] wrote: > > As you've already noticed, sysinstall basically tries to create the > > device nodes it needs under the old assumption that /dev will be > > mostly empty. Now that devfs is the default, phk needs to update > > libdisk so that it doesn't attempt to make the device nodes in this > > way. Fortunately, the person who wrote libdisk is also the same > > person who made devfs the default, so this ball is very clearly in his > > court. :-) > > Just reminding you all that phk's suggested way of finding this > information out is to test for the presense of the devfs sysctl as > done in vinum. > > If libdisk does it a different way, then vinum should be updated. > > -- > -Alfred Perlstein [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > 'Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology," > start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.' To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message