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Date:      Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:09:52 -0600
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        fml <tetrosalame@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 11.1 on Soekris NET4501. Storage issue
Message-ID:  <CA+tpaK304TfoB6_Ssc6iBGZjRdcucMDPQwv+gK-X_518FhMNkw@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20171212185233.GA1732@avalon.thwn>
References:  <20171212185233.GA1732@avalon.thwn>

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On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:52 PM, fml <tetrosalame@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to bring back to life an old Soekris NET4501 board. It
> served last as networking bridge running FreeBSD 9.0.
>
> I created a small FreeBSD 11.1 image with nanobsd, using GENERIC +
> CPU_ELAN/SOEKRIS stuff as kernel. The board boots from internal CF
> but fails to mount the root partition it seems there are no
> suitabile devices to mount the root partition from.
> The problem seems CAM related but I'm unable to investigate it further.
>
> This NET4501 is equipped with just 64MB of RAM: I built a custom kernel
> without the unnecessary devices and options, even without SMP and ACPI,
>

A guess is that something(s) you deem unnecessary are in fact necessary for
successful boot.

-- 
Adam



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