ThinkDifferently wrote: >> This system is so spankin' new, there's nothing loaded on it. This RAID >> array is just something I setup in the BIOS. It's not even been >> initialized yet...because I can't even load the OS to install anything. >> > > Well, still no joy. :-( > > I have tried booting from Boot-only, Disc1, LiveFS. Additionally, I've > tried the default boot, "with ACPI disabled", "Safe Mode", "single user > mode", and "verbose logging". > > Every CD and every boot type gives me the exact same errors... > > at the beginning: > ... > acpi0: reservation of fee00000, 1000 (3) failed > acpi0: reservation of 0, a0000 (3) failed > acpi0: reservation of 100000, c7f00000 (3) failed > > and at the end: > ... > hptrr: no controller detected. > acd0: DVDROM <SAMSUNG DVD-ROM SD-616F/F104> at ata0-master UDMA33 > acd0: FAILURE READ_BIG MEDIUM ERROR asc=0x11 ascq=0x00 > GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider acd0 is iso9660/FreeBSD_xxx (where xxx is the > disc I'm using). > acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG MEDIUM ERROR asc=0x11 ascq=0x00 > *** HANG *** > > BTW, the *** HANG *** requires a hard reset. > > Also, I read some hearsay in other forums that the READ_BIG error could be > caused by the write speed when the ISO is burned to CD. So, I tried > downgrading the burn speed from 52x to 16x. No joy. It didn't change a > thing.
Out of pure sheer curiosity, does the machine boot ok with the "boot-only" if you pull the RAID card out of its slot? Steve _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"