On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, Lars [iso-8859-1] Köller wrote: > >> - The disk images won't boot on my Adaptec 2940UW controller with the > >> latest Firmware. > >> I have to make an image by myself with mkisofs and cdrecord. After > >> this all boots well. > > > >Odd... the Adaptec BIOS is known to have problems if you have missing or > >invalid DOS slice tables. Don't run using 'dedicated' mode with Adaptecs, > >at least with the first boot volume. > > Hmm, I don't really understand that, cause the downloaded image burn to > a cdrw don't boot. If I use the same cd and rerecord it with > > mkisofs .... -b /cdrom/floppies/boot.flp /cdrom
Ah, so the controller isn't picking up non-emulated cds. If its a separate controller you might check for a firmware update, or if its integrated check for a system BIOS update. The systems I have with embedded 2940s boot non-emulated discs fine. > I've tracked it down. The problem was induced due to mess in the > boot loader and BIOS disk order. The smart boot loader was not loaded > from the first BIOS disk (ad0) but from the first SCSI disk. So it > thinks the ad disk was BIOS HD3 ...... > > After fixing that all runs well out of the box! Sorry! Cool. > I've just trying to migrate my config and scripts from 4.9 to 5.2 so > I'm able to fix the xperfmon3 compile problem. > > However, the usb mouse didn't work. Booting in 4.9 all runs well. In > 5.2 the usbdev -v hangs about 5 seconds on the first hub. The mouse is > recognized, but the cursor didn't move. (I've also cvsup to the latest > sources and build my own kernel). Not sure here; the USB mouse on my home system (VIA KT400 chipset) works as expected. perhaps there are two mouseds running? -- Doug White | FreeBSD: The Power to Serve [EMAIL PROTECTED] | www.FreeBSD.org _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"