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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 1996 11:40:09 +1030 (CST)
From:      Michael Smith <>
To: (Bora Akyol)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Boot Loader when both IDE and SCSI present. How to Install?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Bora Akyol" at Dec 29, 95 07:17:52 pm

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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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