Srinivasa Kanduru <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I happenned to install 5.1 FreeBSD. I couldn't mount floppy disk. I noticed > that /dev/fd0 did not exist. I tried doing a mknod using character device 9, 0 > for fd0 but it doesn't work. The floppy devnode is not permitted to be created. > > Incidentally there seems to be a change in the devfs and the usage is not very > intuitive. Is there anywhere the examples are given ? Particularly if I want to > use the floppy disk how can I get around this problem.
5.x uses devfs exclusively (by default, anyway), and 4.x does not. Does the kernel detect fd0 as it is booting? -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area: resume/CV at http://be-well.ilk.org:8088/~lowell/resume/ username/password "public" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"