Disk partitions cannot be found/mounted after swapping master/slave

Paul Civati paul at xciv.org
Tue Oct 15 15:03:06 BST 2002

David Marsh <dm at viewport.co.uk> wrote:

> Does a boot-floppies/fixit-floppy environment have the smarts to see
> the hard disks, and if so, how?

Can you boot the fixit floppy and then something like (substitute /mnt
for an unused mount point):

# mount /dev/ad1s2a /mnt
# dev /mnt/dev
# ./MAKEDEV ad1

I've never used the fixit floppy, but it sounds feasible.


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