Subject: Re: fd0 not configured?
To: Stephen Champion <>
From: Stephen Champion <>
List: amiga
Date: 04/04/1995 23:28:15
Stephen Champion said:
> 	When I boot NetBSD, the following appears in the system diagnostics:
> fdc0 at mainbus0: dmabuf pa 0x1e58a8
> fd0 at fdc0: 3.5dd 80 cyl, 2 head, 11 sec [9 sec], 512 bytes/sec 
> not configured

	If anyone else happened to be interested, Michael Hitch already 
answered this for me:

>  Ah, that's your problem.  Your machine has two floppies, but the
>kernel only has one.  It's complaining that it there is another floppy
>present, but it's not being configured.  Because it's not an autoconfig
>board, which has entries in a table in zbus.c to describe it, the message
>doesn't indicate what isn't being configured.
>  Because fdc0 and fd0 are standard in the Amiga, it's defined in
>std.amiga.  To add other floppies, you need to add config entries for
>        fd1 at fdc0 unit 1
>        fd2 at fdc0 unit 2
>        fd3 at fdc0 unit 3

	[ and in another message ]

>On Apr  4,  9:33pm, Stephen Champion wrote:
>>       Still doesn't make sense that it reports fd0 not being configured.

>  It's not reporting fd0 not being configured, it's reporting fd2 not
>being reported.  It doesn't get the device name in the message because
>the error is reported by the common autoconfig code and it doesn't
>know anything about what it is that isn't configured.

	Thanks Michael!

//  Stephen Champion                   Software Eng, *ix Admin, OS Design
//            Hampshire College - Amherst, MA
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