Another No disks found during Install

Derek Ragona derek at
Thu Aug 14 22:21:46 UTC 2008

At 04:29 PM 8/14/2008, Bernard Lecuire wrote:
>I have a problem with the installation.
>I choose country, keyboard and then I can not continue installation,
>because it says "No disks found! Please verify that your disk controller 
>is being..."
>Hardware: Acer Aspire M1641,Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180, nVidia GeForce 
>7050, sata-500
>Here is what i get during boot sequence:
>hptrr: HPT RocketRAID controller driver v1.1 (Feb 24 2008 10:34:18)
>atapci0: <nVidia nForce MCP73 UDMA133 controller> port 
>0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xffa0-0xffaf at device 8.0 on pci0
>ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
>ata0: [ITHREAD]
>ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
>ata1: [ITHREAD]
>I tried to install without success FreeBSD 7.0, 8.0, OpenBSD, NetBSD, and 
>4-5 Linux distros.
>Anyone an idea?

Did you try creating a raid array first?

Most raid controllers will operate in RAID or pass through mode.  Choose 
the mode you want, and create an array if you want before trying the install.


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