problems installing 6.1-RELEASE on Dell PowerEdge 1855
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Thu Jun 29 12:10:37 UTC 2006
FBSD <fbsd at unimatrixzero.com> writes:
> I'm trying to do a fresh install of FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE on a new
> Dell PowerEdge 1855 blade server. The hardware notes for 6.1 say
> the Dell PERC 4/IM SCSI raid controller is supported by the amr
> driver. The problem I'm having is that the kernel on the install cd
> is trying to load the mpt driver, which sees the controller and then
> fails to load with a timeout error. How do I install FreeBSD with
> just the amr driver and not the mpt driver?
I don't see offhand how that could be happening in the first place.
Time to ask the driver author, perhaps.
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