Subject: Re: Installation can't find disks (AlphaServer 800, Mylex DAC960)
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Thiago Alves da Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/23/2003 11:23:23
You need the MAKEDEV script. Boot and start a shell from tools menu (i hope),
and execute in the /dev: sh MAKEDEV ld0
Return and continue with the installation.
p.s.: I can send the script to you.
On Fri, 23 May 2003, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 15:29:01 +0200
> From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
> To: Ivan Dole?al <Ivan.Dolezal@vsb.cz>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Installation can't find disks (AlphaServer 800, Mylex DAC960)
> On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 09:32:46AM +0200, Ivan Dole?al wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am trying to install 1.6.1 from CD to AlphaServer 800 5/500 (OSF
> > PAL rev: 0x1000500020116), equipped with standard Mylex RAID DAC960P
> > (firmware: 2.42), destroying therefore the original Digital Unix 4.0d*
> > on Polycenter AdvFS that has been running on the machine till now.
> > While boot messages at least recognize the controller, the
> > installation procedure says it can not find any suitable disks for
> > installation.
> > Thank you in advance for any advice,
> Can you look in the boot messages if NetBSD see the mylex controller, and
> if it finds a ld0 drive attached to it ?
> Eventually post the boot messages here.
> Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
> NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference