On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:30:28AM -0500, Robinson, Scott wrote: > To all- > > I just set up FreeBSD on my PC as the sole OS. But FreeBSD is not > recognizing my IDE CD-ROM drive. Configuring the kernel I made ATA/ATAPI > IP #14 with 0x1F0 ( I left the flags alone). I confirmed that my NEC CDROM > is set as a slave on the primary port with the hard drive set as master. > The probe response says: ata0: ATA identify retries exceeded. What else > can I try? > > Thanks.
I might be missing something obvious, but I'm not sure I understand your description of how you configured the kernel for the CD-ROM. As far as I know you should only need to add the following line to your kernconf for most IDE/ATAPI CD-ROM drives: device atapicd What is "IP #14 with 0x1F0"? Have you tried using a diff cable, or maybe temporarily moving it to it's own channel? Do you know 100% that the CD-ROM is good? Nathan -- GPG Public Key ID: 0x4250A04C gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 4250A04C http://18.104.22.168/gpg_nkinkade_4250A04C.asc
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