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Problem with OpenBSD booting properly from 2nd SCSI HD (bug?)



	Just thought I'd post this to the list, perhaps it's a bug? Dunno, I'm
pretty new to OpenBSD, being a linux person primarily. Anyway, here's
the deal: I have a P3/550 with 128M PC133 ram and 2 9.1G drives, one is
U2W SCSI and the other is UW SCSI. I've got windows 98 installed on the
first drive, using all 9.1G, and previously had linux on the second
drive, again using all 9.1G. I decided to install OpenBSD to try it out.
It seemed like there should be no problem installing OpenBSD on the 2nd
drive and using lilo or osbs to boot it and windows. So, I go through
the install, everything works great, I use sd1 as my root disk for
OpenBSD, and the install completes flawlessly. I reboot the machine and
the kernel will boot fine -> sd1a:/bsd. But as soon as it gets to the
point where it tries to mount the / filesystem, it tries to use sd0a, no
matter what I've picked in the install. I've checked the fstab file,
which is fine, and following the suggestion of another listmember, I've
booted the kernel with the '-a' option and entered sd1a when prompted
for the root. If I do that, the machine boots properly and everything
works.

	So, my question here is, 'Is this a bug? Is there a problem with
booting OpenBSD from the second SCSI HD in a machine?' I've tried
several partitioning schemes, and all of them produced the exact same
result.

1)
128M Swap
/ (the rest of the drive)

2)
/ (100M)
128M Swap
/usr (500M)
/var (500M)
/tmp (500M)
(rest of the drive was wasted space, just to test partition sizes)

3)
/ (64M)
128M Swap
/usr, /usr/X11R6, /tmp, /var (evenly spread across the rest of the
drive)

	Anyway, just thought I'd post this and see if someone can enlighten me.

	Thanks,
	Matt

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Matt Housh                              Email: mhoush_(_at_)_utulsa_(_dot_)_edu
Microcomputer Specialist        Engineering and Natural Sciences
                                         The University of Tulsa
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