On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:45:44 -0700 Doug Hardie <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On Oct 13, 2008, at 14:03, David Kelly wrote: > > > On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 01:56:40PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: > >> I am encountering an issue with a new 160 GB PATA drive. Its being > >> installed on an old system (Pentium II). The boot process never > >> really starts. It gets in the BIOS to where it checks for drives and > >> hangs with the message searching for the primary drive on the > >> channel. Normally I have that disabled because the boot drive is > >> SCSI > >> but in that situation it just hangs and there are no messages. This > >> drive is the only device on the channel and it is jumpered for > >> Master. > >> Drive: Seagate ST3160815A Did you try setting the Capacity Limitation Jumper on the drive? Worked for me once when installing a contemporary HD into an old machine yielded a stop while the BIOS tried to detect it. Michael _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"