On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 8:08 PM, Leon Meßner <l.mess...@physik.tu-berlin.de>wrote:
> Hi, > > i'm having a problem with the disk numbering of RAID arrays (3ware > 9650SE). When i boot, the array with my system is always the last > numbered drive (ATM its ad16). This array is on its own controller. > lsdev in the loader shows the array as drive0 (first BIOS drive i > assume). > Is there a way to hardwire this to ad0 as i dont want my system > array to have different numbers when booting with different amounts > of drives attached to the system. > I couldn't find any hints on this in the 3ware manuals or > controller-setup. > > Thanks in Advance, > Leon > > FWIW: This is on FreeBSD-7.1-p5 (latest binary update). > That's one of the advantages of putting labels on a filesystem. You then specify in fstab that you mount by it's label versus the device name directly. And just so you don't go around and around in circles -- tunefs will create /dev/ufs and geom_label/glabel will create /dev/label There is a bug report to clarify the docs I submitted about this. To clear /dev/label, you use glabel, to clear /dev/ufs, you use tunefs _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"