Please help ---Sata/IDE drive recognition problem
vizion at vizion.occoxmail.com
Mon Aug 21 19:00:52 UTC 2006
I hate tp repost but I really could do with some input on this one
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> Subject: Sata/IDE drive recognition problem
> While preparing to move a system from i386 to amd
> architecture The existing system is dual booting i386 for 5.4
> stable and 6.0. My plan is to remove both systems, preserve
> my data and reinstall 6.1 amd from cd.
> The motherboard is a FA-K8N51GMF-9 with 3 hard drives
> installed. 2xSata and 1xIDE.
> Freebsd 5.4
> #df sees
> Freebsd 6.0
> #df sees
> The CD installer select drives interface for 6.1 RELEASE
> amd64 recognizes
> ad0 and
> but not ad6.
> For installing 6.1 amd I will need the installer to see all
> physical devices and existing partitions.
> The Bios CMOS features show
> IDE Channel 0 Master WDC WD2000JB
> IDE Channel 0 Slave Lite-on CD-RW
> IDE Channel 2 Master ST3160827AS
> IDE Channel 3 Master WDC WD2000JD
> The Advanced Bios features show
> First boot device CDROM
> Second Boot Device Hard Disk
> Third boot Device Hard Disk
> The Hard disk boot priority sequence options show:
> shutdown -r
> /var/log/messages shows
> ad0 WDC WD2000JB at ata0-master UDMA33
> acd0 Lite-on at ata0-slave USMA33
> ad4 ST3160827AS at ata2-master UDMA33
> ad6 WDC WD2000JD at ata3-master UDMA33
> How do I get the installer select drives interface to recognize ad6?
> Thanks in advance
Following my previous posting I have now successfully built amd64 on /dev/ad0 but not yet mounted ad4 or ad6. While ad4 is "seen" according to /var/log/messages the new build does not "see" ad6 .. does anyone have any ideas how to fix this?
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