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Re: [D-I] Info needed for partman restructuring

On 2010-02-06T22:43:20+0100, Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> wrote:
> I'm working on some changes in Debian Installer affecting the display of 
> descriptions for block devices. For that I need to know which devices can 
> occur on kfreebsd.
> IIUC these are the most common block device names for kfreebsd:
> - /dev/ad*
> - /dev/da*

Yes, there can be others too, like aac*. It depends on the disk
controller driver.

> But can any of the following also occur?
> - /dev/loop*
> - /dev/hd*
> - /dev/sd*
> - /dev/cciss/{host,disc}*
> - /dev/mapper/*
> - /dev/md*
> - /dev/mmcblk* (MMC/SD cards)
> - /dev/*vd[a-z]* (virtual disks)
> - dev/{ide,scsi}/host* (devfs style names)

The only one I have seen occur is /dev/md* which is used by mdconfig(8).

Kenyon Ralph

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