5.3 on ultra2: scsi disk not detected
scottl at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 26 16:20:46 PST 2004
Michael G. Jung wrote:
> Apologies - this should have originated from a real email account....
> I have had OpenBSD/NetBSD/Solaris on my Ultra2 and had no problems with
> disk detection nor partitioning. However, when I install 5.3 DA0 was
> fine, DA1 was detected and I could partition it but when sysinstall went
> to run newfs it complained that the partitions on DA1 did not exist. If I
> went back and looked at the partitions on DA1 it indeed looked as if it
> had not been partitioned. I finally gave up and simply installed to
> DA0 and once FreeBSD
> was up and running manually partioned DA1 and ran newfs etc....
This is more likely due to sysinstall bugs than anything else.
> Other than this it has been very stable. Just for reference here is my
> system info:
My only other guess here is that the problem drives are violating the
SCSI spec or otherwise behaving in a way that upsets the driver. A SCSI
trace would be best, but I know that's not possible for most people.
I'll give a shot over the weekend at enabling some diagnostics in the
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