Subject: Re: Installation can't find disks (AlphaServer 800, Mylex DAC960)
To: Ivan Dole?al <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/23/2003 15:29:01
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. 
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference