Subject: Re: FastTrak 66
To: Kazushi Marukawa <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/01/2000 11:44:56
On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 10:33:44PM -0500, Kazushi Marukawa wrote:
> I just installed one FastTrak66 and boot NetBSD. NetBSD
> recognizes this as native-PCI card and I can access drives
> connected to FT66 as regular drives.
> Only one problem I found is NetBSD recognizes FT66 first,
> then recognizes i810 on-board IDE. However, BIOS recognizes
> i810 first. So, BIOS loads NetBSD booter from i810 IDE.
> NetBSD booter loads NetBSD from the other. Then, something
> was screwed up. I cannot remount in rw mode either
> /dev/wd0a (FT66) or /dev/wd1a (i810 IDE) as a root partition
> from single user mode.
At the end of the kernel autoconfig it'll print "boot device: xxx"
What boot device did it use ?
I've done this at home on a i810-based motherboard, with several different
add-on boards (promise, HPT) without problems.
> I need to return this card. So, I cannot test this anymore.
> However, FT66 seems working as U66 under NetBSD.
Ok, thanks !
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr