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compatibility hardware question (HPT 370 chipset)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: compatibility hardware question (HPT 370 chipset)
- From: <alcove_(_at_)_altern_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 23:26:30 +0100 (CET)
I checked the compatibility hardware list... and still dont really know if my PCI-IDE card is supported or not..
it has HPT 370 chipset...
When I boot on openBSD 2.7 CD, it seems kernel detects my card...
It gives output on screen while booting and says something about PCI - HPT + a number which is not 370 but it should be backward compatible shoudnt it? (it is on linux)
So I do think my card should be supported.
But when time comes in installation process to partition hard disk, I cannot choose disc that is plugged on the controler card... it is just not in the list... i only see wd0 ...
So is there a way I can install openBSD (2.7 or any version- if you tell me to get 2.8 I will... if it is needed)) on the hard disk that is used on my controler card?
(I hope it is not something like, I would get real support of that card after having recompiled kernel, though after having installed the OS ... would be egg and hen trouble...)