[FreeBSD] Fix for ServerWorks HT1000 in upcoming 7.1?
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Oct 10 18:00:48 UTC 2008
On Friday 10 October 2008 01:11:17 pm Fernan Aguero wrote:
> thanks for the tip. I have now successfully gone through
> the process of making a new bootable CD using the ATA_HT1000
> patched kernel.
> I have already done a minimal installation of
> FreeBSD-7.1-BETA onto the SC1435 PowerEdge box using this CD
> (BTW dmesg now shows the ad4 disk being recognized as
> SATA150 instead of giving a warning about a bad cable and
> recognizing it as an ATA drive).
> But I'm stuck at the last step ...
> > Just be sure that once you've installed the box,
> > you copy the updated kernel onto the box somehow before you
> > reboot from the
> > installer (you can use the fixit shell to help with this).
> I'm at the holographic emergency shell, and df(1) shows all
> the partitions in ad4s1 mounted under /mnt. So my idea is to
> cp boot/kernel/kernel /mnt/boot/kernel/
> but when I do an ls(1) the /mnt directory appears to be empty ...
> However I'm unable to umount it!
> My recollection:
> $ df -h
> /dev/ad4s1a => /mnt
> /dev/ad4s1d => /mnt/tmp
> /dev/ad4s1e => /mnt/usr
> $ ls /mnt/boot
> boot: no such file or directory
> $ ls /mnt/
> . ..
> $ umount /mnt
> device is busy
> I'm now downloading a 7.1-BETA-livefs ISO and I'll try next to boot
> the box with this CD to see if I can scp the kernel from
> another box ... but any other tip or suggestion is welcome.
Hmmm, that is odd. I wonder if you are chroot'd into the drive somehow? That
really shouldn't be though.
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