Problems installing onto DAC960 (Mylex Acceleraid250)
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Fri Jan 2 08:45:18 PST 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-hardware at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-hardware at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Scott Long
> Sent: Monday, December 29, 2003 5:07 PM
> To: michael Alexander
> Cc: freebsd-scsi at freebsd.org; freebsd-hardware at freebsd.org
> Subject: RE: Problems installing onto DAC960 (Mylex Acceleraid250)
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, michael Alexander wrote:
> > Ok, downloaded the 5.2RC2-i386-miniinst.iso, no luck.
> > BIOS has an option of
> > "PCI IRQs to IO-APIC Mapping" (enabled/disabled)
> > I didn't see anything else relating to APIC, or APCI(?)
> > I set that to disabled. No luck, Then I left it disabled
> and tried install
> > w/o apic, still no luck. Then I ran with logging and have
> the following
> > messages on screen after the Waiting 15 seconds....
> Did you select the 'Boot with ACPI disabled' option from the
> boot menu on
> the CD? Sorry if this is a dumb question, but people often transpose
> 'apic' and 'acpi', so I want to make sure. I would try
> toggling both the
> BIOS 'IO_APIC Mapping' option and the ACPI option on the CD boot menu.
> If all four combinations fail to work, the only thing left to
> do is set
> up a serial console and capture the boot output and email it out. The
> boot serial console is enabled by escaping from the CD boot menu and
> typing 'boot -Dhv'
Yes, I did try using the boot with acpi disabled option, and it didn't help.
I got another message off-list, that stated that FreeBSD currently doesn't
work with the zero channel raid in this configuration, maybe not in any
configuration? Because I do not have the proper cabling to connect the card
and the raid chassis, it appears that for now FreeBSD is a dead end for this
Thanks for the assistance though.
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