cannot boot freebsd

Jesús Abidan jabidan at
Thu Nov 12 16:24:53 UTC 2009

no idea...

the machine had only one hard drive(PATA), then  i plugged a new sata
HD(freebsd style), with information on it. The PATA drive is cofigured as
the primary disk, and the sata in bios it says is in PORT 0.

I'll try removing the SATA disk and install freebsd, maybe is the jumper

2009/11/12 Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at>

> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:04:29AM -0600, Jesús Abidan wrote:
> > i think i have the problem...
> >
> > i have two hard disks, IDE and SATA, i saw in my MS XP, my root label is
> F:
> > instead of C: maybe it is something related to jumpers or something like
> > that?
> That is a little surprise to me, but I am not up on the ins and outs
> of IDE/SATA labeling.    Most of my machines - all of the servers -
> have SCSI or SAS disk which does it differently (and more easily).
> My only SATA machines have only a single disk.
> One thing to ask is:   what does it have as c:, d: and e: ??
> Maybe something is plugged in the wrong - or inconvenient - order
> on the controller.  Or, I suppose there might be a jumper issue.
> ////jerry
> >
> > 2009/11/12 Jesús Abidan <jabidan at>
> >

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