ad0 TIMEOUT during install
erik at erikjohnsson.net
Sat Aug 7 13:30:38 PDT 2004
On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 12:30:57 +0200
Erik Johnsson <erik at erikjohnsson.net> wrote:
> When I try to install FreeBSD 5.2.1 from floppies I get this when it tries to format the disk, the installation freezes(though caps lock work).
> ad0 TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying(2 retries left) LBA=63
> ad0 DMA limited to UDMA33, non-ATA66 cable or device
> ad0 Warning - WRITE_DMA interrupt was seen but timeout failed.
> ad0 Warning - WRITE_DMA interrupt was seen but taskqueue stalled LBA=63
> I've googled and I have yet to see a solution to this problem.
It was simply a broken cable. :)
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