booting 8.2 on Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4

Václav Zeman v.haisman at
Wed Oct 19 20:11:45 UTC 2011

On 10/19/2011 06:26 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:17:58 +0200
> Václav Zeman <v.haisman at> wrote:
>> 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
I did update from revision F2 to F3 of the BIOS.

> - try to fiddle with relevant settings in BIOS
I did try to turn the HDD setting to IDE from SATA

> - Try another release of FreeBSD (older or newer), or a new snapshot
The FreeBSD 9 BETA3 DVD image does not boot either.

> - Google "name of board + FreeBSD"
I have not found anything using that search.


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