[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 9.1 RC3 does not detect RAID device

Live user notstop at live.com
Mon Nov 19 12:09:19 PST 2012


On 19/11/2012 18:11, Kris Moore wrote:
>
> Can you boot the PC-BSD installer and do some poking around to find out
> what device if any it uses?
> If you right-click on the wallpaper you can bring up xterm. If you run
> "gpart show" or "dmesg | more" maybe the device will show up. If it
> does, I need the device name it uses to make the installer probe for it.
> Something like "da0" or "/dev/raid/<device>"
>

The raid device seems to be detected by the installer but shows wrong 
size. Here's some output.

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gpart show
=>       63  250081217  raid/r0  MBR  (119G)
          63       1985           - free -  (992k)
        2048   16502784        1  !39  (7.9G)
    16504832     204800        2  ntfs  [active]  (100M)
    16709632  233369600        3  ntfs  (111G)
   250079232       2048           - free -  (1.0M)

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fdisk /dev/raid/r0
******* Working on device raid/r0 *******
parameters extracted from in-core disklabel are:
cylinders=15566 heads=255 sectors/track=63 (16065 blks/cyl)

Figures below won't work with BIOS for partitions not in cyl 1
parameters to be used for BIOS calculations are:
cylinders=15566 heads=255 sectors/track=63 (16065 blks/cyl)

Media sector size is 512
Warning: BIOS sector numbering starts with sector 1
Information from DOS bootblock is:
The data for partition 1 is:
sysid 39 (0x27),(unknown)
     start 2048, size 16502784 (8058 Meg), flag 0
	beg: cyl 0/ head 32/ sector 33;
	end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63
The data for partition 2 is:
sysid 7 (0x07),(NTFS, OS/2 HPFS, QNX-2 (16 bit) or Advanced UNIX)
     start 16504832, size 204800 (100 Meg), flag 80 (active)
	beg: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63;
	end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63
The data for partition 3 is:
sysid 7 (0x07),(NTFS, OS/2 HPFS, QNX-2 (16 bit) or Advanced UNIX)
     start 16709632, size 233369600 (113950 Meg), flag 0
	beg: cyl 1023/ head 32/ sector 17;
	end: cyl 1023/ head 254/ sector 63
The data for partition 4 is:
<UNUSED>

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dmesg
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Array Intel-x created.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Disk ada0 state changed from NONE to ACTIVE.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Subdisk Volume0:0-ada0 state changed from NONE to 
ACTIVE.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Disk ada1 state changed from NONE to ACTIVE.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Subdisk Volume0:1-ada1 state changed from NONE to 
ACTIVE.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Array started.
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Volume Volume0 state changed from STARTING to OPTIMAL.
Root mount waiting for: GRAID
GEOM_RAID: Intel-x: Provider raid/r0 for volume Volume0 created.


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