> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vizion > Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 4:33 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Sata/IDE drive recognition problem > > > Hi > > While preparing to move a system from i386 to amd > architecture The existing system is dual booting i386 for 5.4 > stable and 6.0. My plan is to remove both systems, preserve > my data and reinstall 6.1 amd from cd. > > The motherboard is a FA-K8N51GMF-9 with 3 hard drives > installed. 2xSata and 1xIDE. > > Freebsd 5.4 > #df sees > /dev/ad4s1a > devfs, > /dev/ad4s1e > /dev/ad4s1f > /dev/ad6s1d > /dev/ad6s1e > linprocfs > > Freebsd 6.0 > #df sees > /dev/ad0s1a > devfs > /dev/ad0s1e > /dev/ad01f > /dev/ad0s1d > /dev/ad4s1a > /dev/ad4s1f > /dev/ad6s1d > devfs > > The CD installer select drives interface for 6.1 RELEASE > amd64 recognizes > ad0 and > ad4 > but not ad6. > > For installing 6.1 amd I will need the installer to see all > physical devices and existing partitions. > > The Bios CMOS features show > IDE Channel 0 Master WDC WD2000JB > IDE Channel 0 Slave Lite-on CD-RW > IDE Channel 2 Master ST3160827AS > IDE Channel 3 Master WDC WD2000JD > The Advanced Bios features show > First boot device CDROM > Second Boot Device Hard Disk > Third boot Device Hard Disk > > The Hard disk boot priority sequence options show: > Ch0 > Ch2 > Ch3 > root > shutdown -r > > /var/log/messages shows > ad0 WDC WD2000JB at ata0-master UDMA33 > acd0 Lite-on at ata0-slave USMA33 > ad4 ST3160827AS at ata2-master UDMA33 > ad6 WDC WD2000JD at ata3-master UDMA33 > > How do I get the installer select drives interface to recognize ad6? > > Thanks in advance > > david > Following my previous posting I have now suvvessfully built amd64 on /dev/ad0 but not yet mounted ad4 or ad6. While ad4 is "seen" according to /var/log/messages the new build does not "see" ad6 .. does anyone have any ideas how to fix this?
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