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Date:      Tue, 10 Sep 1996 17:00:34 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Randy <randyd@nconnect.net>
To:        "David A. Stover" <smokey@teton.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   RE: Kernel Compilation Problems
Message-ID:  <XFMail.960910170453.randyd@nconnect.net>
In-Reply-To: <3236495C.29C8@teton.com>

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On 11-Sep-96 "David A. Stover" wrote:
>>While attempting to recompile my kernel, my Adaptec AHC2842 fails to be
>recognized.
>
>If I boot GENERIC with "-c", the ahc0 line doesn't even show, but the
>system probes and finds my 2842 correctly (listing it out as an
>AHC28xx), and then boots fine.
>
>I also tried to leave the aha0 line active and comment out the ahc0 line
>-- no luck there.  Controller was not detected.
>
>I also tried to append some of the arguments from the aha0 line to the
>ahc0 line; e.g. port bio irq drq and vector (all with the correct
>parameters where required), changing the ahaintr to ahcintr.  On this
>instance, the kernel would not even compile, failing on the ahcintr.
>
>A friend of mine who knows BSD much better than I do has no ideas on
>correcting the problem, either.
>
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Greetings,

    Without your kernel config file it's hard to tell.  Just a guess...

The 2842 is a VLB device but is probed as an EISA device ( I got bit
by this one myself ) so you must have....
controller eisa0 
in your config.  If it's there... send your config file. It's much easier
to diagnose that way.   :)
Randy




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