Well, since I don't own libdisk(3) and had no idea why you'd be
addressing this to me unless you were still confused, I presumed you
were confused. In any case, you need to be talking to phk about this.
From: Alfred Perlstein <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: current install failure
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 16:12:21 -0500
> > > * 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.
> * Jordan Hubbard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [011003 15:51] wrote:
> > sysinstall, by design, knows very little about devices. It uses
> > libdisk(3) as the abstraction for dealing with all disks in
> > particular.
> <fed ex commercial>
> You just said the same thing that I did except you did this...
> *makes up/down hand waving motion*
> </fed ex commercial>
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