On Wed, 16 Aug 2006 07:31 am, Peter wrote: > On a test system I have 3 SATA drives. On the 1st drive I > installed FBSD 6.0, updated sources/ports, build and install > world/kernel. Rebooted. All is well. > > I set up RAID0 on the other 2 drives using my (Tyan) mobo's > controller (NVRAID). This array shows up as /dev/ar0. > > I proceeded to set up a filesystem on ar0: > > # fdisk -I /dev/ar0 > # bsdlabel -w /dev/ar0s1 > # bsdlabel -e /dev/ar0s1 > > e: * * 4.2BSD > > # newfs /dev/ar0s1e > # mkdir /vol1 > # mount /dev/ar0s1e /vol1 > > Everything worked fine. df shows ar0s1e as 300 GB. > > I edit /etc/fstab: > > /dev/ar0s1e /vol1 ufs rw 2 2 > > I reboot: > > # reboot > > "Missing operating system" No expert on this; but I suspect the BIOS is looking for the OS on the newly setup raid.
If this is the case you could see what boot options there are in the BIOS settings. If that doesn't go anywhere you could try putting a BSD boot selection MBR on ar0 which should then give you an option of booting from the next drive. Malcolm > > Where did I go wrong and what should I do now? > > Peter > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"