RE: booting from Promise tx2000

2003-02-24 Thread Len Conrad
I might be wrong here.. but I think you need some specific raid drivers for the TX cards to work the tx2000 is seen as an standard ATA interface. no driver needed Len To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: booting from Promise tx2000

2003-02-24 Thread Len Conrad
If your BIOS supports this, try setting the boot device in CMOS configuration to SCSI Boot Device. it does, and that's how we have it. The problem is that the offboard ATA controller you are using has its own BIOS, thus the system BIOS will not boot a disk attatched to it. I don't think so, the

booting from Promise tx2000: FIXED

2003-02-24 Thread Len Conrad
Since we only had one ATA133 disk on each TX2000 ATA channel, we skipped the TX2000 setup utility to define an array (we didn't want to run RAID or want any stinking arrays at all). We were able to boot from mobo ATA CDROM and install fbsd through the TX2000. ( btw, we always install fbsd boot

booting from Promise tx2000

2003-02-23 Thread Len Conrad
fbsd 4.7 release no drives on motherboard ata channels one ATA Master drive on each TX2000 IDE channel (no Array is defined, we just want two independent disks for now) fbsd cdrom boots, finds the disks and installs fbsd. we choose boot manager because we typically have our system fail to

Re: booting from Promise tx2000

2003-02-23 Thread Willie Viljoen
On Monday 24 February 2003 2:52, someone, possibly Len Conrad, typed: fbsd 4.7 release no drives on motherboard ata channels one ATA Master drive on each TX2000 IDE channel (no Array is defined, we just want two independent disks for now) fbsd cdrom boots, finds the disks and installs