FreeBSD 7.0 install on Acer Aspire AM1640-U1401A
Edwin L. Culp
eculp at casasponti.net
Sun Aug 17 10:29:33 UTC 2008
Joseph Olatt <joji at eskimo.com> escribió:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 08:18:07PM -0500, Edwin L. Culp wrote:
>> Joseph Olatt <joji at eskimo.com> escribió:
>> > Hello,
>> > I have tried installing the following versions of FreeBSD:
>> > - 7.0 Release
>> > - 6.2 Release
>> > - 6.1 Release
>> > on an ACER Aspire AM1640-U1401A computer and the install program is not
>> > detecting the SATA hard drive.
>> You are installing from a cdrom, I assume. Do you get to the
>> installer menu?
> Yes, I'm installing from cdrom. I get the installer to come up. I'm able
> to specify the Country and all and get to the part where the disk is to
> be partitioned when I get a message like the following:
> "No disks found! ...."
Sorry, I haven't seem that with any of my sata disks. Someone who
has worked with the sata problems will have a solution.
>> I have installed i386 Current, amd64 current and amd64 Release on my
>> Acer Aspire 5520-5679 and the only problem that I had was that it
>> could not bring up the installer and after consulting the list found
>> that by pressing the space bar many times it would come up. Once
>> installed all is great. Everything but the Crystal Eye Camara works.
>> If yours seems to be locking up, try the space key. IIRC, press it
>> until it starts to beep, rebelliously.
> I was getting lock-ups. I solved that by going into the BIOS and
> disabling "Legacy USB Support".
> Thanks for responding.
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