Boot problem: "ata0: resetting devices"
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Thu May 29 18:40:49 PDT 2003
On Thu, 29 May 2003 01:35:37 -0700, Rich Morin <rdm at cfcl.com> wrote:
> Here's a bit more information on the configuration:
> OS: FreeBSD 4.5
> Disk: Seagate Barracuda ATA II (ST320420A; 20 GB)
> Chips: 478 pin Celeron; 2.1 GHz
> 512 MB DDR DIMM (2 ea.)
> SiS645DX Northbridge _or_ SiS962(L) Southbridge
> The manual indicates that the motherboard could have either a
> Northbridge or Southbridge chipset, but I don't know an easy
> way to tell which one this board has. Suggestions?
This was a common problem along about 4.5-4.6. Upgrade to at least 4.7,
see if it helps; the cause of the common problem was fixed in 4.7-
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