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Re: Confusion over missing /dev entries for new drive
On Sat, 15 Jun 2002 11:47:00 -0700 (PDT)
Pete Leonard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got 4 IDE drives that I've been adding to my OBSD box (master &
> slave drives on 2 separate channels).
> using fdisk, disklabel, and newfs worked fine on wd1, wd2, and wd3.
> But I'm having problems with wd4.
wd4 shouldn't be used. Labeling starts at 0, so you should have wd0 ->
> as an example:
> bash-2.05# disklabel wd4
> disklabel: /dev/rwd4: No such file or directory
Don't use bash, use zsh :) (though it has nothing to do with the problem
> So I figured that for whatever reason, the default OBSD install
> doesn't include device entries for more than 4 IDE drives.
Indeed, but 4 drives are supported without needed to do anything. to
but you don't need wd4, see higher.
> This is where I'm somewhat out of my league. The mknod man page makes
> reference to MAKEDEV. MAKEDEV has no entry for a device name of
> 'rwd'. The OBSD FAQ doesn't seem to have much to say about creating
> new devices.
And to conclude, a dmesg might have been usefull in this case.