Error installing FreeBSd 5.3 AMD 64 bit-Highpoint 1820A
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Mon May 23 22:23:01 GMT 2005
Sounds like u have followed the install guide with the drivers.
I couldn't get that to work ( without ACPI ) I had to install with
ACPI but this was 5.4-RELEASE but using the 5.3 driver from
highpoints site as there wasn't a 5.4 driver available.
1. Boot from cd
2. got to boot prompt, load the driver from floppy
3. unplug the floppy ( must to this as floppy under amd64 is
4. boot the kernel and install.
1. I was using a RAID 5 array 5 disks * 400Gb.
2. Create the array using 16 k stripe or the performance will be
----- Original Message -----
From: "Amandeep" <aman at chamkila.org>
>> I am instalaling FreeBSD 5.3 AMD 64 bit with 6- 200GB drives. Using
>> Higpoint 1820A controller and doing RAID 10. I am using drivers for
>> the card from Highpoint Web.
>> The problem is when I make the partitions and the machine tries to
>> format the partitions it says:
>> unable to find device node for /dev/da0s1b under /dev!
>> and then it comes out.
>> Any ideas what is going on. Also tried making two slices no luck.
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