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Re: install/46287: Sysinst halts at root: when booting ISO from PATA DVD drive

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 01:58:21PM +0100, Gerard Lally wrote:
> >  Under 6.0_BETA the controller where the cd0 drive is attached is
> >  driven by ahcisata(4), under 5.1.2 it's driven by pciide(4).
> >  Can you confirm that this is a SATA DVD drive and not PATA ?
> Thank you. It is a PATA drive Manuel.

OK, so replacing pciide with ahcisata is wrong, as this will hide the
PATA channel. Something like jmide(4) is needed, which can drive both
the PATA channels and the ahci(4) part. I will need to find more infos
about this controller ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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