> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vizion > Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 6:14 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Devices > > > Hi > > I have previously reported an inability to get my amd Freebsd > 6.1 system to recognize a drive and am wondering if it is > because the relevant device node is not in /dev. having said > that I am unsure of what I need to be looking for or how to create it. > > here are the drives I have got: > (NB Physical Location is is what I use to identify the > machine bay in which it is located!) > Western Digital WD2000JD Physical location A SATA > ad0 is a Western Digital WD2000JB-00KFA0 08.05J08 Physical > location B IDE ata-0master UDMA100 > ad4 is a Seagate ST3160827AS 3.42 ata2 -master SATA150 > acd0 is a CDRW <LITE-ON CD-RW SOHR-5239S/2s03> at ata0-slave UDMA33 > > CMOS reports > IDE Channel 0 Master WDC WD2000JB > IDE Channel 0 Slave LITE-ON CD-RW SOHR > IDE Channel 1Master [None] > IDE Channel 1 Slave [None] > IDE Channel 2 Master [None] > IDE Channel 3 Master WDC WD2000JD > IDE Channel 4 Master [None] > IDE Channel 5 Master ST3160827As > > In /dev I have ad0, ad0s1 & ad0s1a >thru e > ata > da0 & da1 > > I do not gave any others that appear to be relevant to drives. > > Question is > 1. What device node names need to be in /dev. > 2. How do I create any missing ones. > > I have looked at the man pages but I find them a bit terse > for my understanding > > Thanks
As an experiment I disconnected ad0 and then rebooted from the iso image to see what would be reported. The installation menu reported No disks found! Does anyone have a clue as to what might be going on here and how I might be able to deal with it? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"