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? --- doug reynolds | the maverick | [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message