epicycle is a 1u rackmount computer.
Its parts list is as follows:
- Chenbro RM11704B
- Tyan Tomcat K8E (S2865G2NR)
- AMD Opteron 150 (2.4 GHz)
- 2 GB
- raid card
- 3ware 9650SE 4LPML
- hard drives
- Western Digital RE2 500 GB (WD5000YS)
- currently 2 of them in a RAID1 mirroring arrangement
Then did a
# make install clean sysutils/portupgrade
This is the extremely detailed transcript of my adventures installing the system on epicycle. An important moral of the story for subsequent buildkernels, is to compare the files in /root/3ware_driver/ with those in /sys/dev/twa, etc. Once FreeBSD has more recent versions of these files than are present in /root/3ware_driver, things will be easier. For the time being, always copy these files in before doing a buildkernel!