from the ZIP FAQ I constructed the following script:

[501]->cat makezip.sh
#!/bin/sh

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 count=2
disklabel -Brw da0 auto
newfs /dev/da0c

HTH
David.

On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Charles Howse wrote:

> Hi,
> I have an external USB Iomega Zip 250 drive that is working properly after I
> configured it using sysinstall.  I have added an entry to fstab that allows
> me to just enter "mount /zip" to mount it.
>
> /dev/da0s1e             /zip            ufs     rw,noauto       0       0
>
> The problem is that I have more than one zip disk that I would like to use.
> I have some zip 100's and some zip 250's.
>
> The only disk that has a ufs filesystem on it is the one that was in it when I
> configured it, a zip 100.
>
> What is the proper way in 4.8 to prepare my other disks so that I can insert
> any of them, regardless of the size, and just enter "mount /zip"?
>
> I'm thinking use sysinstall with one of the zip 250's in the drive, configure
> a new slice, and mount it at /zip2...?  Then I would "mount /zip2"
>
> Then maybe I can just insert one of the zip 100's, and manually put a
> filesystem on it like I was installing a new HD...?
>
> Am I close?  Is there a *real* easy way?
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Charles
> http://howse.homeunix.net
>
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