Subject: Re: SCSI Disks on VS3100/M76
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/17/1998 21:21:52
>From: (Michael Sokolov)
>maximum entropy <> wrote:
>> Newfs the new partitions:
>> # newfs /dev/rsd0a
>> # newfs /dev/rsd0e
>The problem is that this will cause a kernel panic, which is how the v1.3
>kernel reacts to an attempt to access a raw device. At least it did for me.

In a previous message you stated that you didn't have a real disklabel
on the disk when you tried to newfs the raw partitions.  I suspect
that's the cause of your trouble.

It's probably worthy of a PR, in any case.

entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.