5.2.1-RELEASE and Omnibook 800CT
ryoohki at ryoohki.org
Sat Mar 6 22:51:05 PST 2004
Anyone have this working?
I installed using a Thinkpad 770Z and moving the HD to the
Omnibook 800CT but then it doens't recognise the HD.
The error is that it can't identify the ATA drive.
Here is a quote from another FreeBSD user I found via
>I have a laptop HP Omnibook 800CT that runs 4.X rock solid, but i have
>been unable to get 5.X to install on it because it cant find the hard
>This laptop is very small, old and kinda weird in some parts (for
>instance, it has a scsi port for the CD!), but, as i said, it runs 4.X
>Matter of fact, the *only* reason that i have for switching to 5.X is
>cardbus, but that's reason enuf.
>I believe the wierdness in this platform centers around it's highly
>integrated ( by 1997 standards ) chipset, manufactured by VLSI. I cant
>find any documentation on this thing anywhere other than the PnP ID
>After reviewing this thread, it's left me wondering if my problem is that
>5.0 expects the IDE controller to be on the PCI bus and my goofy chipset
>has the IDE controller on the ISA bus.
>So, my question:
>is there a sysctl that forces the kernel to look on the isa bus for the
>or is there a sysctl that forces the kernel to look for the ide controller
>in a 4.X-ish way :-)
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