Firewire Drive Not Recognized During Boot

Drew Tomlinson drew at
Fri Apr 2 07:20:29 PST 2004

On 4/2/2004 6:34 AM Andre Post wrote:

>On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 01:12, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>>I'm using 4.9-RELEASE-p4 and have an 80 GB IDE hard drive in a firewire 
>>enclosure.  When I reboot my system, the drive is not recognized.  
>>However if I unplug/plug the firewire cable, then the drive is 
>>recognized.  I've included my dmesg output below.  Any ideas on what is 
>>going on or what I'm doing wrong?
>Hmmm...On my 5.1 system, the "man firewire" tells me that "The firewire
>driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.0".
Heh.  Yeah, mine too.  However it entered the STABLE branch somewhere 
around 4.7 I think.  I know it was there in 4.8.



     The firewire driver first appeared in FreeBSD 5.0.

FreeBSD 4.9                      May 23, 2002                      
FreeBSD 4.9

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