Disk errors on installing FreeBSD 7.0
jcigar at ulb.ac.be
Fri Aug 8 07:19:37 UTC 2008
Same problems for me with atapi CD/DVD drives (READ_BIG timeouts,
etc) .. it works a bit better when dma is turned off, but then
performances are very poor.
On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 14:17 -1000, Al Plant wrote:
> N.J. Thomas wrote:
> > * "Snorre D. ?verb?" <snorre at overbo.no> [2008-08-07 15:29:11+0000]:
> >> When I boot up with the installation DVD these error messages appear
> >> on the screen.
> >> ad1: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR> error=84<ICRC,ABORTED> LBA=0055347
> >> ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR> error=84<ICRC,ABORTED> LBA=0
> >> etc
> > I got the same exact errors trying to install 7.0-RELEASE on two
> > different Dell boxes. One was 4 years old, the other was brand new (3
> > months ago).
> > Never was able to fix the problem. For the older one, I plugged in an
> > external DVD drive and installed via that. For the other one, I
> > installed via a mini-install disk, and then did a minimal network
> > install.
> > For the record, they both had SATA drives and the disks worked (and
> > still work) fine after the OS was installed. It was just copying the
> > base system off the CD that was causing errors.
> > Thomas
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> I am getting the same errors as you guys with an intermittient BIG_read
> one occasionally. I've tried to install FreeeBSD CURRENT 8 and 7 release.
> This is on a no name box with a bio board and 1100 cpu. I've had this on
> other boxes too and load IDE drives on a box that works with them and
> then put them in the box with errors and they work just fine.
> Every thing gets recognized normally at install time, but the size of
> the IDE drive a Fujutsu 20 gig. shows twice what it should be every time.
> Dont know if this has anything to do with it, except if you change the
> size in installer it wont load anything.
> Maybe one of the top level gurus on the list can help.
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