Deskpro 575 - second try
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Fri Apr 2 06:25:04 PST 2004
On Thursday 01 April 2004 12:58 pm, Robert Golovniov wrote:
> Hello freebsd-questions,
> I am trying to install 5.2 on an older Deskpro 575 machine. I've
> changed the BIOS configuration so that it allows me to use a 80GB
> disk. Fine. Installation complains a bit about the way BIOS
> determines the disk geometry and then suggests its own settings. OK,
> I go for it. I use the whole disk, create respective mount points,
> install standard boot loader, a desired distribution along with
> additional packages, configure X server and other things and then
> reboot. And they I get that "Non-system disk or disk error" message.
> Is there any way I can boot normaly into the fresh FreeBSD
Have you tried:
1. Do a quick test install into an 8GB slice.
2. Install the FreeBSD boot loader.
Best of luck,
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