booting 8.2 on Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4

nickolasbug at nickolasbug at
Wed Oct 19 19:58:02 UTC 2011

>> I am having problems booting the FreeBSD 8.2 CD image on
>> GA-790XTA-UD4(rev. 1.0). The last thing that I can see is "BIOS drive A:
>> is disk0". Is this completely not supported? Can I do anything to
>> install FreeBSD on such box?
> Have you done the usual stuff?
> - if not running the latest BIOS, try to update
> - try to fiddle with relevant settings in BIOS
> - Try another release of FreeBSD (older or newer), or a new snapshot
> - Google "name of board + FreeBSD"

You've fogot about BIOS SATA/IDE setting. Try to play with it.


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