FreeBSD 9.0 and (Kingspec) PATA drive ATA status errors. Drive unusable.

Ian Lepore freebsd at
Sun Aug 12 16:36:51 UTC 2012

On Sun, 2012-08-12 at 12:29 -0400, Wajih Ahmed wrote:
> Thank you.  I'll try it out.  One question though.  How do i modify the
> loader.conf on the usb image from which i am booting?  Is there somethign i
> can change in the boot loader?  If this is RTFM kindly point me to it.

You can enter the value interactively in the loader.  Just hit a key
while it's doing the boot countdown to get the interactive prompt, and

 set hint.ata.0.mode="UDMA33"

-- Ian

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