9.2-RC1: Problem with Kernel

Walter Hurry walterhurry at gmail.com
Tue Aug 13 08:47:21 UTC 2013

On Tue, 13 Aug 2013 05:14:52 +0200, Polytropon wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:01:14 +0000 (UTC), Walter Hurry wrote:
>> Sorry again. Anyway, I have it nailed down now. For anyone who is
>> interested, the missing entry was:
>> options     ATA_CAM
> Correct. Line 84 and 264 have it commented out. This is the "new" method
> of talking to disk devices, similarly as the acd interface for optical
> media has been trans- formed into "SCSI over ATA" (ex device atapicam).
> So the disk drive has not been recognized by the kernel, therefore: No
> soup for you (i. e., no boot device). :-)

Thanks, Polytropon! I have changed the controller (this is a VM, 
remember) to which the (same) virtual hard drive is attached, from ISA to 
SATA and "options ATA_CAM" is no longer needed.

So I have learned a few things. Thanks again.

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