Go to the BIOS and change the secondary master from AUTO/LBA to CHS!
Send me a note if you still have problems. We carry the Lex Neo
cv860a3r10 and routinely load m0n0wall or pfSense on them.
On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 21:39 +0200, Serge van Ginderachter wrote:
> Dear list,
> Hardware= http://www.lex.com.tw:8080/product/CV860A.htm with 128mb ram
> and a 256mb CF
> The CF is connected as secondary master (no choice for primary possible)
> When I boot 1.23, kernel boots fine, until /conf needs to get mounted.
> The system gives at the end:
> - hard error reading fsbn status error ...
> - NO errors about PIO.... I tried disabling UDMA, but NOK
> - message about the CF that gets detected (which would mean it is (tried
> to be) mounted?)
> - kernel.panic 1 -> 0
> - error about config.xml that cannot be opened
> I also tested with 2 different CF's, and with older images (which I knew
> ran fine about 1.5 years ago on the same hardware (not sure if it has
> more recent chipsets now).
> I read a lot of posts about monOwall not being able to boot from ad2
> (primary master), but looking at the code, I see at least 1.23 probes
> all drives for a conf file, so I tend to rule out that problem.
> I'm not very familiar with BSD, but my last hunch is about the chipsets
> being more recent than 1.23 can handle.
> I finally tried 1.3b2, which boots fine.
> Finally, my question: am I right about it being a hardware/driver
> support problem, or might there exist another workaround?
> 1.3b2 boots, but this system needs to go in production soon, so I'd
> rather avoid using that if possible.
> Thanks for your support,
Bao C. Ha
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