installing FreeBSD 4.8
doron at home.crc.co.za
Fri Jun 20 08:40:47 PDT 2003
Just disable udma in the bios that will sort that out !!
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Bill Moran
Sent: 19 June 2003 04:03 PM
To: aringoy at broadpark.no
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: installing FreeBSD 4.8
aringoy at broadpark.no wrote:
> I'm having problems installing FreeBSD 4.8. After the Kernel configuration
> page, the system hangs with these messages:
> ad0: [the-name-of-my-hd] at ata0 -master BIOSDMA
> ad1: READ command timeout tag=0 serv=0 -resetting
> ata0: resetting devices
> And that's it. The machine just sits there like a dog that's been shown a
> I have succesfully installed FreeBSD by disconnecting the master and
> the slave as master, but I would like to use them both.
Please provide hardware details. It's likely that those two drives won't
on the same controller. I've heard rumors of older drives not playing nice
with newer drives on the same controller. Are you sure the first drive
> Any Bios settings that would help?
Don't know of any. But you might want to scan the ATA/IDE section of your
to see if there's anything that might be useful. Perhaps if you can force
to a slower speed (ATA33 for example) it would work ... but I'm just
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