Error reading CD on 5.4 RC1

Ken Menzel kenfreebsd at
Fri Apr 8 15:28:39 PDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Menzel" <kenfreebsd at>
To: <freebsd-stable at>
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 11:49 AM
Subject: Error reading CD on 5.4 RC1

>I am not sure this is directly related to 5.4 RC1 any suggestions are 
> acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG HARDWARE ERROR asc=0x08 ascq=0x03 error=0
> acd0: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying (2 retries left)
<more cut>
> Notes on weird stuff:
> 1) Does not seem to happen until I install my Adaptec SCSI RAID 
> 2230S. Don't know why.
> 2) I need to use 5.4 to get support for 2230S without patching.
> 3) cpio hangs at this error.  IE: during install I get a hang or 
> running sysinstall to install ports etc.
> 4)  acd0: DVDROM <TEAC DVD-ROM DV-28E-C/D.4B> at ata0-master UDMA33, 
> previous 2 systems I setup used a CD drive with no problems (May be 
> related to Teac DVD?)
<much cut>

Please ignore this as the TODO list has the fix marked pending.  I set
in /boot/loader.conf

I don't know how to do this from an install CD, but I got far enough 
to boot the system and set this value.

Sorry for the noise,  how the default is changed before 5.4 release.


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