Solution for ATAPI_TIMEOUT on FreeBSD 5.3 on some SuperMicro motherboards

Benson Wong tummytech at
Fri Apr 15 00:24:44 PDT 2005


I know a few people have had ATAPI_TIMEOUT errors when installing
5.3-RELEASE on SuperMicro motherboards. I got it successfully
installed on a SuperMicro X6DHE-X8 which has dual Broadcom 5721 which
are not supported in 5.3-RELEASE. I wrote up the solution here:

Hope this helps anybody facing ATAPI_TIMEOUT problems. 


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