carpetsmoker at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 10:04:20 UTC 2006
On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 21:57:58 -0000, Wil Hatfield <freebsd at hyperconx.com>
>> Did you use a 80- or 40-ATA cable?
>> If you've configured your drives to do UATA-66 or faster then
>> FreeBSD (or
>> any other OS for that matter) will crash if you connect a second
> It's an 80 wire. I have two drives on nearly all of my machines and never
> had an issue with crashing until just recently. Started in 5.4, gone in
> 6.1-PRE, back in 6.1-RC. It doesn't happen alot though under 6.1-RC. But
> under 5.4 it was about every 8 hours on average. So in one sense 6.1 is
> still saving my arsh.
> Wil Hatfield
I suspect some kind of hardware problem, and not a software problem...
If you can, boot into another OS, preferbly windows, since it will crash
on just about anything, you can use your swap partition to install it...
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