Bug 43470 - solid-state article out of date (x109).
Summary: solid-state article out of date (x109).
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Documentation
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-doc (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-09-29 15:10 UTC by dirkx
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:24 UTC (History)
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2014-05-26 03:41 UTC, Sevan Janiyan
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Description dirkx 2002-09-29 15:10:02 UTC
The article on http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/solid-state/x109.html
shows how to prepare a flash disk. On FreebBSD 4.6 and 5.0 I found the sequence
to be a little different. I.e.

One needs the mknod's no longer due to devfs and the commands should be
disklabel -Brw ad0s1 auto; disklabel -e ad0s1; newfs /dev/ad0s1a respectively.


How-To-Repeat:       Follow the sequence
Comment 1 Kris Kennaway freebsd_committer 2003-07-13 01:41:51 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-bugs->doc

Assign to doc team
Comment 2 Marc Fonvieille freebsd_committer 2003-07-14 18:10:16 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: doc->blackend

I will take this one.
Comment 3 Sevan Janiyan 2014-05-26 03:41:41 UTC
The article reported in this PR now lives in 

The attached diff updates the device node used in the instructions as 
the BSD partition scheme on MBR layout is used by default.

The bigger issue is that this article is severely out of date, the 
instructions are oriented around sysinstall which applies to 8.x or 
prior, it refers to a time where "128 megabytes is considered fairly 
large - 32 or even 16 megabytes is common" and kern and mfsroot 
floppies. Ideally, this page should be removed ( the "Building a File 
System from Scratch" page), the information on other pages of the 
article should be reviewed for validity.
Comment 4 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:00:47 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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