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 From:  "Michael Iedema" <iedemam at pluto dot dsu dot edu>
 To:  "'Fred Weston'" <fred at daytonawan dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] *very* Odd question
 Date:  Sun, 7 Dec 2003 23:53:56 -0600
Yes I could do that, but I'm so close to being able to mount this drive.
It is an onboard controller so no-go on the card removal.

oh well, I've given up for the evening.  It's time to do some calculus
final work and then actually sleep.  Sleep...interesting concept.

--Thanks,
--Michael I.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Weston [mailto:fred at daytonawan dot com] 
> Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2003 11:53 PM
> To: 'Michael Iedema'; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] *very* Odd question
> 
> 
> This doesn't really solve the problem of getting the drive to 
> work, but
> could you just export your m0n0 config and load it up on another PC
> temporarily?  That would allow you to have the gateway up while you
> tinker with the original PC to get your data.  I'm assuming it's some
> sort of onboard SCSI controller, if not why don't you just shut down
> long enough to remove the controller and use it in another system?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Iedema [mailto:iedemam at pluto dot dsu dot edu] 
> Sent: Monday, December 08, 2003 12:36 AM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] *very* Odd question
> 
> 
> Hello list,
> This should maybe be posted to a FreeBSD list, but since it 
> is specific
> to the configuration of m0n0wall I will ask it here.
> 
> *disclaimer* this is a VERY odd question.
> 
> I'm trying to mount a scsi drive in the computer that m0n0wall is
> currently on.  It is the only computer I own with a 68-pin scsi
> interface so that is why it is my only option :(
> 
> I cannot take the router down for long periods of time to install
> another OS on so that is out as well.
> 
> So far I've uploaded to MAKEDEV script via the ftp and copied 
> it over to
> the /dev directory.  Now when I try to execute the script to build the
> scsi device node I get
> 
> $ sh /dev/MAKEDEV da0
> MAKEDEV: Can't open MAKEDEV: No such file or directory
> MAKEDEV: Can't open MAKEDEV: No such file or directory
> MAKEDEV: Can't open MAKEDEV: No such file or directory
> MAKEDEV: Can't open MAKEDEV: No such file or directory
> MAKEDEV: Can't open MAKEDEV: No such file or directory
> 
> Now I see this as a path issue.  It's trying to make da0,1,2,etc...  I
> could be wrong, but I thought makedev was pretty much autonomous after
> reading through it to see if it needs anything else to function.
> 
> I also tried uploading my device nodes da* and that was just an
> experiment in stupidity.  It was worth a shot though....
> 
> Anyway if anyone has any insight into this, please let me 
> know....I have
> a final project on that Cheetah drive and it's due wed.  :)  
> Ah the joys
> of finals week....
> 
> Thanks,
> --Michael I.
> 
> 
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