Unable to install on large hard drive
bsd at kelleycows.com
Sat Nov 26 15:25:05 GMT 2005
Mike Jeays wrote:
>On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 23:35 -0800, Christopher Kelley wrote:
>>Up until now, I've installed FreeBSD on smaller drives (< 15 gig), but I
>>recently had to replace the HD in my windows machine, so I got a larger
>>hard drive with the idea of installing fBSD on it as well and dual
>>booting that machine.
>>I did look through the manual and searched a bit on google, but I'm not
>>having much luck finding even suggestions of what to try. Does anyone
>>have any suggestions?
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>I reported a similar problem with a Maxtor D740X-SL 40GB drive a few
>weeks ago. I cannot get this drive to work properly with recent
>versions of FreeBSD, and get the same error during installation. The
>disk seems to work fine with Fedora and Ubuntu. I made it work by
>disabling DMA, but the performance was awful. My motherboard is an ASUS
Hmmm ... well, I already have a few fBSD installs, maybe I'll try Ubuntu
or something for the dual-boot. Never hurts to try something new.
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