On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 21:36:05 -0800 (PST), ThinkDifferently <jer...@futurecis.com> wrote: > ThinkDifferently wrote: >> Another item of curiosity... I just now tried booting from a CentOS >> 5.2 DVD. It also hangs with a little window titled "Loading SCSI >> driver" that says "Loading ahci driver..." The funny thing is, I've >> tried turning off all RAID functionality in the BIOS. On my mobo, >> this entails setting it to IDE mode, instead of RAID or AHCI. That >> doesn't appear to do anything. > > I'm at my wit's end with this. I tried FreeBSD in every way I know > how, and they all hang.
Did you try the 'safe-mode' option from the loader menu? Did you try disabling DMA for the CD-ROM by setting hw.ata.atapi_dma=0 from the loader prompt, like someone else suggested a few emails back? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"