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Date:      Mon, 30 Sep 1996 09:38:49 +0000 ()
From:      Mark Cheeseman <cheese@bbq.websource.com.au>
To:        dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Adding a second disk - what am I missing?
Message-ID:  <199609300938.JAA01938@bbq.websource.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.94.960929141444.911A-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu> from "Doug White" at Sep 29, 96 02:16:29 pm

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Doug White wrote:

> > /dev/rsd0s1 I get around this problem). The next message is a little 
> > less helpful: "newfs: /dev/sd0s1: `1' partition is unavailable".
> 
> You need to specify a BSD partition, ie a,d,e etc.  I assume you're using
> the entire disk and don't want to partition it, so newfs the a drive:
> 
> newfs /dev/rsd0s1a

Except that I don't seem to have an "a" partition: "newfs: /dev/rsd0s1a: No
such file or directory"

I guess there must be another step in there somewhere. Any more suggestions?

Regards
Mark




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