jhb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 28 18:14:47 GMT 2005
On Monday 27 June 2005 06:49 pm, Mike Meyer wrote:
> As reported here (I hope - the moderator got the message) and in
> -questions, I have a motherboard that installs just fine, but gets a
> "Can't work out which disk we are booting fromm" message when the
> installed os boots.
> Hacking boot/i386/loader/main.c to wire the proper values into
> new_currdev fixed the problem. At this point, I'm considering filing a
> bug report - but I'm not sure where the bug is.
> Is this a /boot/loader bug, and it should have known what was going
> on? Is this a BIOS bug, in that it reported the wrong thing to
> /boot/loader? Is it a bug in one of the earlier boot stages?
> Anyone got any opinions on this? Any suggestions for things to look at
> to determine what component is actually buggy?
Your BIOS most likely. The output of 'lsdev' from your loader prompt might be
helpful though. Also, what did you have to wire new_currdev to?
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