Subject: Re: Disk install question.
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 01/07/1996 16:53:41
> From: Black Ice <>
> Date:          Sun, 7 Jan 1996 19:22:37 GMT

> Ramdisk kernel boots fine, no problems... except 'edlabel' still won't
> work - it still just dies off with 'Device not configured'.

What command did you try?  (i.e.: edlabel /dev/rsd0c)
What relevant message did autoconfig print? (sd0 ...)

> I'm interpreting this as the result of not having a label on the disk to 
> edit; the disk in question has never had any form of SunOS/NetBSD or any 
> other similar system on it, and therefore has no BSD compatible disklabel.

The NetBSD SCSI driver allows labeling a brand new disk, however, an
unlabeled disk can only be opened on the "raw" partition. (/dev/rsd?c)