VBox 3.2.8 & SATA virtual disks & FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE 20100912
-- (virtual) harddisks are not found on boot...
mav at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 13 04:36:13 UTC 2010
Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> I have VirtualBox-based FreeBSD 8.1 installation (32 bit, VirtualBox
> 3.2.8, WinXP/x64 host, but I thinks that host config is irrelevant).
> Two virtual HDDs are atteched to virtual SATA adapter (channels
> 0 & 1) and CD/DVD attached to virtual IDE adapter (Primary master).
> I've used FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE builded about two months ago and
> everything worked Ok with "Standard" (not AHCI) driver, root FS is
> I've updated FreeBSD today (12/09/2010) with csup &
> buildworld/buildkernel/installworld/installkernel (GENERIC kernel).
> Nothing was changed in VM config/setup.
> Now it can not be booted because KERNEL doesn't see any HDDs and
> can not mount root FS. It shows only "acd0" as "GEOM managed disk device".
> bootloader sees disk and reads kernel & modules without problems.
> I've tried to "load ahci" on boot prompt, but result is almost the
> same. AHCI driver sees two channels, but got timeouts on both --
> oops, can not mout root FS again.
If ahci(4) also fails - at least enable verbose boot messages and send
me all that ahci(4) reports.
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