I am attempting to install BSD 5.0 on the second hard drive in this machine. It is a 2.8 P4 with 1 GIG of memory. The CD drive is an OPTORITE CD-RW CW480, and the hard drives are IDE 74.5 gig. Here is the problem:
I insert the 5.0 cd in the drive and have the machine set to boot from the cd first... but as the process starts and everything is loading the machine HALTS with the error: ata1-slave: ATAPI identify retries exceeded ad0: READ command timeout TAG=0 SERV =0 -resetting ata0: resetting devices.. EVERYTHING HALTS at this point and won't move forward. The machine functions as it should under Windows XP Professional operating system that is installed on the first hard drive... including the CD drive. What is going on here??... and how can I get this thing to continue to read the cd when attempting to install FreeBSD 5.0 I've heard the processor is 'too fast' and/or the CD is too fast... so which is it? and is there a 'cure' or patch or some type of 'trick' to getting this process to continue to completion? Thanks in advance... MyBest, Brad _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"