On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 02:53 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Hello, > > I had 4.9 release working and did a clean install of 5.1 release over > the 4.9 and ended up with boot failure after install. Using allBSD > partition and standard MBR I get a missing operating system error. If I > use the FreeBSD boot I just get "default F1" and a beep. Now trying to > install the 4.9 gives the same results. > > I'm using a Mylex DAC960ptl (accelraid 250) with the primary disk > setup as JBOD. I set the bootable disk as active but everytime I go > back to config fdisk the flag is not set. > > I then upgraded and flashed the RAID card, reformatted the disks and > tried a 4.9 install, again with the same results. > > Is there an issue with the DAC card geometry or BIOS? Or a subtle > quirk that isn't documented yet? > > thanks, > Dan > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
I have had a similar problem. I also couldnt get it to make the system bootable using the install cd. I got around it by using the live filesystem cd. I dont know how that they are different but it seemed to write out the changes when I asked not like as in the install disk. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"