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> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 10:05 AM
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Sata/IDE drive recognition problem
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Vizion
> > Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 4:33 AM
> > To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > 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?
> 
> Somer help would be apprecaited
> 
> Thanks
> 
I have almost finished the rebuild and binary compilations and need to be able 
to mount the as yet unrecognized ad6 - some help at this point would be really 
apprecaited.

thanks


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