On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 07:39:38PM -0500, Jeff Shevlen wrote: > Hey, > > I've got a book that talks about block devices in Freebsd 3.4. I got > curious and went looking for some, but my 4.8 distro doesn't seem to > have any. When did they disappear?
They disappeared from FreeBSD 4-CURRENT in Nov 1999. (So they aren't in any of the 4.x releases.) > Why did they leave? I am not sure, but if you check the archives for the freebsd-arch mailing list there was a long discussion about this in Oct. 1999 that might answer your question. > Will they > ever return? Unlikely. > I poked around in google and freebsd.org but didn't turn > anything up. Curious... Checking the CVS commitlogs and mailing-list can turn up quite a bit of information. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"