Bug 246604 - When the device is missing a filesystem, mount(8) cites the device as non-existent
Summary: When the device is missing a filesystem, mount(8) cites the device as non-exi...
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: 12.1-STABLE
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-bugs (Nobody)
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Keywords: dogfood
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Reported: 2020-05-20 14:40 UTC by Mikhail Teterin
Modified: 2020-05-20 14:40 UTC (History)
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Description Mikhail Teterin freebsd_committer 2020-05-20 14:40:21 UTC
When invoked to mount an existing device, that has no filesystem on it, mount claims the device itself does not exist:

% mount /dev/ada0f /mnt
mount: /dev/ada0f: No such file or directory

After running newfs on /dev/ada0f, the mount succeeds. The error-message should be more helpful...