CD Not Recognized after initial screen at install

Simon Gray simong at
Thu Jan 15 07:51:08 PST 2004

> I'm installing FreeBSD and, although the installation can boot from the
> CD, when I select a CD/DVD as the installation source, it says it can't
> find the CD. Obviously, the BIOS can read the CD because it booted from
> it, but apparently FreeBSD seems to be unable to see it.
> Any thoughts on how I can get this to install?

What version of freebsd are you using?

Is it a scsi cd-rom? If so what scsi controller card do you have? Does your
machine have unusual ide controllers?


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