FreeBSD 4.x or 5.x doesn't find hard drives to install to!
air7walk at he-fans.com
Sat Jan 31 09:51:30 PST 2004
Thanks for the tip. I think I misunderstood what
Legacy meant :) As a matter of fact, I don't see
the hard drives in the BIOS anywhere! I know the
company that put the computer together said they
got XP running on it, so I tend to think it worked at
one point. I'm downloading RedHat 8 right now
to see if that will recognize the drives.
On Jan 31, 2004, at 11:35 AM, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Daniel Butler wrote:
>> I have an Intel S875WP1-E MOBO and two Seagate 120 gig drives. Every
>> time I try to install FreeBSD, I can get to the part to partition
>> drives but it doesn't find any! I went into BIOS and set it up for
>> Legacy mode, but still no go. Anyone else seen this issue?
> Please wrap your lines at 80 characters as a
> courtesy to those who read mail via text clients.
> I'm curious why you chose to enable "Legacy"
> mode for *120* GB hard drives. I'd be more
> inclined to think that the drives are too big and
> too new to be detected properly.
> Does the BIOS report the drives?
> Do other operating systems find the drives?
> I suppose it's possible that the IDE/ATA controller
> on the mobo is not supported by FreeBSD, but
> I really doubt it. As a third resort, check out
> the hardware compatibility list at the web site.
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