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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 18:45:08 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        "S(pork)" <spork@super-g.com>
Cc:        Don Coffin <dcoffin@intermind.com>, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: installation of 4gig SCSI HD under 2.1.5
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961024184401.14557I-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.92.961024160602.2780C-100000@super-g.inch.com>

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On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, S(pork) wrote:

> I would pay money to have a shiny new automatic way to add disks.  I did
> it, but I'm not very confident I've done it correctly...  One thing I
> think would help is more /etc/disktab entries; as wresting with hard-drive
> tech support over definitions of T/S has made me crazy.  Perhaps anyone
> that has actually set up any disktab entries could send them to this list?

The easiest way (esp. with SCSI) is to not mess with them at all and use
the 'auto' disktype.

In response to the shiny automatic way to add disks, I saw an announcement
some time ago for a perl script which automates this somewhat.  I wish I
had the reference, you might check the -current and possibly -announce
archives for that one.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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