SATA drive device moving on 8.0 current
barney_cordoba at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 29 09:03:20 PST 2009
--- On Thu, 1/29/09, Andrey V. Elsukov <bu7cher at yandex.ru> wrote:
> From: Andrey V. Elsukov <bu7cher at yandex.ru>
> Subject: Re: SATA drive device moving on 8.0 current
> To: barney_cordoba at yahoo.com
> Cc: current at freebsd.org
> Date: Thursday, January 29, 2009, 12:20 AM
> Barney Cordoba wrote:
> > I booted 8.0-current on a machine that was running 7
> and the SATA drive
> > came up as ad4 instead of ad8 (as it is detected in
> 7). This is the case
> > was loading GENERIC.
> > This is going to present a serious problem doing field
> upgrades as its expected that fstab will be the same. What
> is the reason for the change and
> > is there any way to make it compatible with device
> detection in 7?
> Probably your system now have (or lost) support for some of
> your ATA/SATA controller.
Theres only 1 controller with 4 ports, so it was probably something that
was fixed. We were never quite sure why it started at different indexes
on different machines with similar architecture.
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