DELL SC 1420 Server, failed 5.4 installation

Dmitry Mityugov dmitry.mityugov at
Wed Jul 27 10:36:58 GMT 2005

On 7/27/05, luis <lramos3 at> wrote:
>     I recently bought a Dell SC 1420 server, single  Xeon 2.8GhZ CPU,
> 512MB memory, WD 40GB SATA drive, embedded dual channel SATA controller
> and so far have failed to install FreeBSD.  I have tried 5.4, 5.3, 4.4
> and after recognizing the drive installation has always stopped at
> "Waiting 15 secs for scsi drives to settle".

Try to disable ACPI during installation (option 2 in the boot menu).

Dmitry Mityugov, St. Petersburg, Russia
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