Subject: Re: no available disks?
To: None <>
From: Chris Kantarjiev <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/09/2006 09:55:22
Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Chris Kantarjiev wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.ports.x86-64:
>>The 3.99.8 system knows the names of the chipsets, but the daily build iso 
>>doesn't - even though the chipsets seem to be the same codes.
> That's just a cosmetic thing. These names reside in the kernel, and result
> in large tables. For a normal system this isn't that much of an issue, 
> but in case of a installation kernel this space be put to better use.

I follow your logic, but I'm not entirely convinced, since the installation 
kernel *does* know and print the name of, say, the IDE controller.

Since the kernel isn't finding the disks, I'm suspicious that this is a