Problem with Seagate hdd

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Thu Aug 11 21:09:03 GMT 2005

At 01:14 PM 8/11/2005, Efren Bravo wrote:
> >>The problem is most likely the hard drive controller on your motherboard.
>I don't think so, 'cause I've installed winXP on it.
>My hdd has two partitions, one of them is WinXP.
> >>What motherboard do you have?

The ATA controller on that board appears to be supported...

> >>Are you using the controller that's built in to the motherboard?
>Yes, I suppose.

um, either you are or you aren't.  If you aren't, it's entirely possible 
that the controller you are using isn't supported.

> >>What version of FreeBSD are you trying to install?

Why are you using a release candidate instead of the release?


>At 12:36 PM 8/11/2005, Efren Bravo wrote:
>>I tried to install freebsd in a pc with a seagate ST340014A (40Gb 
>>Barracuda7200.7) hdd but the installer doesn't find the drivers. I've 
>>checked but 
>>it doesn't have any seagate hdd reference.
>>Is it possible to install freebsd into seagate ST340014A (40Gb 
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