On Mon, 10 Mar 2003 13:35:46 -0600, Martin McCormick wrote:

>       Is there a safe way short of rebooting to let FreeBSD
>know that a hot-pluggable drive has been added?
>
>       I recently added one to a FreeBSD4.7 system.  When the
>connector made contact, a console message that Channel A had just
>reset popped up so the hardware knew it was there.  The system
>continued to work properly as expected, but it only knew about
>/dev/da0.
>
>       As soon as I rebooted, it then knew about both drives.
>
>       I wanted to add a new drive to a running system and keep
>the reboots down to a minimum.  Thank you.

this might sounds like a dumb question, but did you try to mount the
file system, and do you have made the device node with MAKEDEV?

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doug reynolds | the maverick | [EMAIL PROTECTED]



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