atacontrol(8) not yielding any output

Soren Schmidt sos at
Sun Nov 23 23:48:40 PST 2003

It seems Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> Hi all,
> kimchi# uname -a
> FreeBSD 5.2-BETA FreeBSD 5.2-BETA #4: Sun Nov 23 01:52:10 GMT 2003     bms at  i386
> atacontrol doesn't report any devices. Using commands such as cap/info/list
> don't yield anything at all.
> Perhaps more worrying:-
> kimchi# atacontrol mode 0
> atacontrol: ioctl(ATAGMODE): Device not configured
> The disk and cd themselves are present in dmesg during boot.

Uhm, are you sure you have unmodified sources ?

sos# uname -a
FreeBSD 5.2-BETA FreeBSD 5.2-BETA #0: Sun Nov 23 15:59:00 CET 2003     sos at  i386
sos# atacontrol list
ATA channel 0:
    Master: acd0 <QSI CD-RW/DVD-ROM SBW-242/UX02> ATA/ATAPI rev 5
    Slave:       no device present
ATA channel 1:
    Master:  ad2 <IC25N060ATMR04-0/MO3OAD0A> ATA/ATAPI rev 6
    Slave:       no device present


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