Subject: Re: FastTrak 66
To: Kazushi Marukawa <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-i386
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.