On Thursday 09 September 2004 16:58, Rishi Chopra wrote:
> I just installed FreeBSD 5.2 on an old Dell (Pentium
> 120).  The box has an ide controller onboard as well
> as a Promise Ultra100 TX2 PCI controller card.
> There's a 4GB hard drive attatched to the onboard
> controller used for all of the system files (e.g. /,
> /var, /tmp, and /usr) and a 200GB hard drive attached
> to the PCI card with one giant 200GB FAT32 partition
> for data.
> The PCI card is recognized during boot (the card's
> BIOS loads during bootup and a quick 'dmesg' shows a
> atapci1 entry), but I don't see any entries for the
> drive under /dev (e.g. there's no /dev/ad1*
> partitions).  I checked that the drive and controller
> are working, since another computer with a win2k
> installation seems them just fine.  The onboard
> controller and attached system drive seem to work just
> fine.
> Can anyone suggest why the PCI controller is
> recognized but the drive attached to it isn't?  What
> should I do so that the drive is recognized?
> =====
> Rishi Chopra
> http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~rchopra

The drive on the PCI adapter should show up as ad4***
Don't know if that fixes your problem or not.


Josh Paetzel
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