any real documentation of the boot2 prompt?

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri Jan 12 18:12:32 UTC 2007

On Friday 12 January 2007 12:37, Jo Rhett wrote:
> Okay, let me make this really clear.  My BIOS doesn't tell me which  
> drive is which, and the BIOS of the 3ware card doesn't tell me what  
> number the drive is going to be labeled either.
> I need some command I can run from the freebsd CD to tell me what  
> freebsd observes.
> Like I mentioned before, lsdev only showed me a single drive.

Then the 3ware BIOS doesn't let the boot software see your second drive,
so there's no way to load /boot/loader off that drive since boot2 and
the loader both rely on the BIOS to talk to drives.  End of story.

John Baldwin

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