> > > > > > > > > This is all I have: > > > > > > $ ls -lh /dev/r* > > > crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0, 10 Apr 9 15:55 /dev/random > > > > > > No raw devices. > > > > Yes. devices don't just show up and stay there any more. They > > are managed by devfs. I haven't studied that to see just how > > it works yet, so I don't know at which point it should start showing > > up in /dev if ever. > > > > I just figured trying a newfs with the /dev/r... might be something > > to try out to see what happened - sort of an experiment and if that > > doesn't do it, then maybe the thing to pursue is your concern about > > the cables. > > > > If that doesn't work, I think this has gone beyond any problems I > > have > > ever had so I don't know what else to suggest. Hopefully someone > > else > > will have some thing to say. > > > > ////jerry > > > I changed to a UDMA 133 cable (80-wire) and that solved the problem; > the newfs command succeeded!
So, you were right in the first place. Well, that is often the way it is. Enjoy, ////jerry > > Peter > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"