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Date:      Mon, 1 Jan 1996 21:16:25 -0800 (PST)
From:      Bora Akyol <bora@wireless.stanford.edu>
To:        Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
Cc:        Bora Akyol <akyol@wireless.stanford.edu>, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Boot Loader when both IDE and SCSI present. How to Install?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.960101211400.269B-100000@lightning>
In-Reply-To: <199601020110.LAA02624@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>

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Hi
I already solved this problem. I first installed OS-BS beta version from
the CDROM and then hard wired the SCSI drive to be sd2 on the kernel, 
modified the fstab and everything is fine.

Not a big problem, but in my opinion, LINUX booting process is ten times 
better.

Bora


On Tue, 2 Jan 1996, Michael Smith wrote:

> Bora Akyol stands accused of saying:
> > Now I have two IDE drives (one on each controller) and a SCSI
> > drive and FreeBSD is on my SCSI drive. When I installed FreeBSD
> > I chose to install the boot manager but that did not work apparently.
> > Can someone please tell me how to make this boot loader work.
> > I can now boot FreeBSD via the floppy but that is kind of awkward and
> > requires me to be very alert. By the way I type hd(2,a)/kernel
> > at the install floppy boot prompt.
> 
> I'd guess that you're going to have a very hard time with this combination,
> depending on what your BIOS does with the second IDE disk.  
> 
> Traditional PC-AT BIOSes will only boot from the first two disks.  You
> may be able to get somewhere using the fbsdboot program and a kernel on
> a DOS partition.
> 
> > Bora
> 
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