Dear Peter,

Thank you. There is probably such an option in BIOS. Unfortunately I
do not have access to BIOS at the moment, because it is locked by
administrators of my IT department.


On 2/12/18, Peter N. M. Hansteen <> wrote:
> On 02/12/18 18:07, Xianwen Chen wrote:
>> Dear OpenBSD users,
>> I am not able to run OpenBSD 6.2 amd64 on a Dell Latitude E6330. The
>> installation was done by taking out the hard drive and hook it through
>> a USB reader to another machine.
>> I boot the hard drive through Legacy Boot menu. The boot process stops
>> with
>> root device:
>> It is possible to boot through bsd.rd. However, the hard drive is not
>> recognized there.
> I'm guessing that for some reason or the other the controller is set to
> 'hardware raid' mode (which OpenBSD does not support) instead of a more
> useful SATA mode:
>> pciide0 at pci0 dev 31 function 2 "Intel 82801HBM RAID" rev 0x04: DMA,
>> channel 0 wired to native-PCI, channel 1 wired to native-PCI
>> pciide0: using apic 2 int 19 for native-PCI interrupt
> See if the BIOS offers a choice of modes for the controller, hopefully
> there is a SATA option.
> - Peter
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