"Mark Maddox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I have an onboard Intel ICH7-M SATA controller with an SATA hard drive > and cdrom connected to it. I am unable to install FreeBSD onto the > harddrive. > > > > According to the FreeBSD website ICH7 has been supported since version > 6.0 > > I have tried putting the controller in Legacy Mode and tried turning > turned DMA off in on boot. I have tested both of my SATA ports on the > motherboard to make sure they both work with an alternate operating > system (Windows) and they both worked. > > > > I have also installed the harddrive in another computer and installed > FreeBSD on it successfully and then (after testing it and booting > successfully on that computer) put it in the machine I am having the > problems with only to have it start booting and then error out with > harddrive errors. > > > > During boot I get this error: > > ad0: FAILURE -READ_DMA48 status=ff<BUSY, > READY,DMA_READY,DSC,DRQ,CORRECTABLE,INDEX,ERROR> error=0 LBA=390721967 > > > > > > During install the error I get is Error mounting /mnt/dev/ad0s1e on > /mnt/tmp : Input/output error > > > > ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=ff<BUSY,READY, > DMA_READY,DSC,DRQ,CORRECTABLE,INDEX,ERROR> error=0 LBA=9303631 > > > > Anyone have any ideas?
Sounds like controller problems. I'd start by replacing the SATA cable. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"