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re: misc/42849: MAKEDEV doesn't create all of cd[01][a-h]

> The following reply was made to PR kern/42849; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: David Holland <>
> To:
> Cc: 
> Subject: Re: misc/42849: MAKEDEV doesn't create all of cd[01][a-h]
> Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:56:57 +0000
>   > When mscdlabel(8) was introduced two years ago, cd device partitions
>   > other than a and [cd] became useful; however, no support was added to
>   > MAKEDEV to create the corresponding devices.
>  Does anyone know how/if this interacts with wedges?

i'm not sure about that, but i've had this problem on port-sparc* when
dealing with sun labels and a hacked cd.c that read the sunlabel and
populated it.  then i had to mknod my own devices...

i don't think wedges interact with cds at all yet, do they?


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