Subject: Re: During install only first IDE channel seen
To: Matthew Miller <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/22/2000 21:49:39
On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 06:02:18PM -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> Hi, I'm attempting to install NetBSD 1.4 on an i386 but during install when
> the detected hard drives are listed only wd0 and wd1 are listed. My third
> drive is on the second IDE channel with my cdrom drive.
> On this same machine FreeBSD 'sees' wd2 and so does the OpenBSD
> installer. The computer is an old IBM Valuepoint 486. I'm not certain what
> other info to include. I'm very eager to get NetBSD up and running as my nic
> is supported. Strangly freebsd detected the nic (a smc etherEZ) but any
> operations on it time out.
Could you try 1.4.2 which has just been available ? There were a few fixes
in the IDE probe routines.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>