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Date:      Sat, 13 May 2000 12:25:59 -0700
From:      Manfred Antar <>
To:        Poul-Henning Kamp <>, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <>
Cc:        current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: MAKEDEV Warning ???
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References:  <"Your message of Sat, 13 May 2000 21:07:31 +0200." <>

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At 09:18 PM 5/13/2000 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>In message <>, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werv
>en writes:
> >-On [20000513 21:06], Manfred Antar ( wrote:
> >>I get this in boot mesgs and I don't know how to fix it.
> >>Device char-major=13 minor=0 opened in block mode, convert to char mode
> >>with /dev/MAKEDEV before 2000-07-01
> >
> >There is a bug somewhere in the rootmount code.
> >
> >I just lack the expertise to find out where it is.
>Actually I think this is an indication of really old boot blocks.
>The old bootblocks passed in a Bmajor number for the root device.
>Could you try to update your bootblocks with the disklabel
>program and see if that stops the warning Manfred ?

I did a disklabel -B da0 and it still happens
Another thing is this is a RAID 1 disk <2 disk mirror> on a DPT RAID controller
I don't know if that make a difference.
Which is the dev I'm supposed to be using : rda0a, da0a, da0s1a ??
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