sysinstall will frequently silently fail on the physical partitioning stage for any variety of reasons which will fail to create the appropriate slice entries
Show us your partition and slice tables? Send logs from the emergency VTY? ~BAS On Sat, 2007-03-17 at 21:02 -0400, Don Munyak wrote: > On 3/17/07, Minnesota Slinky <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Hey list, > > > > I'm trying to install FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE on a Dell PowerApp 120 > > (1550) I just purchased. The system claims to have an AIC 7899 SCSI > > host adapter. I've currently got a known-good 9GB Fujitsu hard disk > > in the system, as ID 0. During installation, the disk comes up as > > da0. After going through all the options for install, etc, I get an > > error when it tries to write the file systems: > > > > "Unable to find device node for /dev/da0s1b in /dev!" and mentions > > that installation is aborting. At first I thought it was a problem > > with the SCSI backplane, but RHEL and Window 2000 Server both install > > and operate without problems. > > > > Thanks for your advice! > > > > Eric Crist > > _______________________________________________ > > email@example.com mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > Don't know the answer, but have a suggestion. > > How about getting a live cd to boot from and then query /var/log for > hardware spec's > > Don > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"