from the ZIP FAQ I constructed the following script: ->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 > > Random Murphy's Law: > The inside contact that you have developed at great > expense is the first person to be let go in any > reorganization. > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"