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Date:      Tue, 4 May 1999 16:00:27 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu>
To:        John <freebsd-root@i-zone.demon.co.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: weird cdrom problem
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.03.9905041600020.28350-100000@resnet.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <$d46ADA0g0L3Ew7H@i-zone.demon.co.uk>

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On Tue, 4 May 1999, John wrote:

> Hello freebsd-questioners
> 
> I have a cdrom drive (32x speed) which SuSE Linux 6 detects but FreeBSD
> 3.1 doesn't. I can boot from the cd if the cd is SuSE but not FreeBSD
> 3.1 (i.e. it is a relatively new board and the cdrom drive is set
> bootable). It is jumpered to be secondary master IDE. There are
> correctly jumpred hard drives on the other three channels.

Try reversing the devices on the second channel so the CDROM is the slave
device.

Doug White                               
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