USB Administration Guide

Managing USB Mass Storage Devices Without vold Running

You can use USB mass storage devices without the volume manager (vold) running. Here are two ways to avoid using the volume manager.

The following procedures describe how to manage USB mass storage devices without vold(1M) running. The device nodes are created under the /dev/rdsk directory for character devices and under the /dev/dsk directory for block devices. See scsa2usb(7D) for details.