Trying to revive a server... AIC-7896 freezes pre-POST
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Jun 14 07:44:21 UTC 2006
Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Hello again all,
> I know this isn't a FreeBSD question really, but I just started up a
> motherboard with onboard SCSI (Adaptec AIC-7896), and for some odd
> reason it freezes pre-POST before it attempts to boot and there isn't
> any way where I can get into the BIOS to change the settings it seems.
> Does anyone know how I can maybe disable the onboard SCSI controller
> since it appears to hang while detecting disks?
> Thanks a million!
Just wondering... did some early P3 server motherboards halt waiting for
a response from a floppy drive by chance?
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