Problem with SCSI's

Mark Ovens markov
Thu Aug 5 17:06:41 BST 1999


On Thu, Aug 05, 1999 at 04:35:16PM +0100, Steve Greenshaw wrote:
> You HERO!
> 
> That's just the ticket. Looks like all the others now. I'll have another play
> before I try re-installing.
> 

Haven't you heard?
With FreeBSD "Re-installing is hardly ever an option" :-)

> Thanks so far ...

You're welcome. Glad to be of help.

BTW, it's always a good idea to Cc: the mailing list, so that others
know you've solved the problem and what the solution was, in case
anyone else has similar problems.

> 
> Steve.
> 
> Mark Ovens wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Aug 05, 1999 at 04:23:08PM +0100, Steve Greenshaw wrote:
> > > Hi Mark,
> > >
> > > Yes. I looked at that. There is an 'sd4' entry in /dev, but the others (sd0,
> > > sd1, sd2 and sd3) have numerous entries.
> > >
> >
> > You mean for each slice, eg:
> >
> > sd0a, sd0b, ..... sd0s3, sd0s3a etc, etc? >>>>> YEP!
> >
> > Try, as root, rm'ing the sd4 entry and remaking it:
> >
> >    # ./MAKEDEV sd4
> >
> > > Mark Ovens wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, Aug 05, 1999 at 04:12:45PM +0100, Steve Greenshaw wrote:
> > > > > Help!!!
> > > > >
> > > > > I've just taken delivery of a new box with 5 9Gb SCSI's in it. I'm
> > > > > trying to install FreeBSD 2.5.5
> > > > >
> > > > > No problem ... it sees all the discs during boot, but when I come to the
> > > > > partition editor lo and behold I only have 4 SCSI's!
> > > > >
> > > > > I don't understand why the 5th SCSI is not there ... all were recognised
> > > > > by the 'probe' during startup. Any help greatly appreciated/desperately
> > > > > needed!
> > > > >
> > > > > I currently have sd0, sd1, sd2 and sd3 OK. There is a 5th which should
> > > > > be sd4 ...
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Are there any sd4 entries in /dev? I'm running 3.1 (where SCSI
> > > > disks are da*) and I only have da0 - da3 in /dev.
> > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > >
> > > > > Steve.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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> 
> 

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