Abit KN9 + FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE

Glenn Sieb ges+lists at wingfoot.org
Tue Apr 3 20:35:17 UTC 2007

Glenn Sieb wrote:
> Hey everyone..
> I bought an Abit KN9, with a 200MB Maxtor IDE drive on the main IDE0 
> channel. I also have RAID set up on the SATA devices.
> I'm trying to install 6.2-RELEASE on the system, and it installs, I 
> created the partitions and sliced them appropriately (/, swap, /tmp, 
> /var, /usr). If I go into the EHS, I see /boot/kernel/kernel exists. 
> When I reboot after the install, I get an error saying 
> 0:ad(0,a)/boot/kernel/kernel does not exist.
> The system sees the drive as ad0, the slice as ad0s1.
> I've installed this with the boot manager on ad0, as well as no boot 
> manager. Same results.
> What on Earth am I doing wrong here? :-/

I forgot to mention (dang) that this was the amd64 version of FreeBSD. 
Tonight I'll give the i386 version a shot and see if there's a difference.

Thanks in advance!

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