OH MAN...... You don't know how many hours you just saved me!!! It boots up beautifully with 3 drives.
Thank you!!!! For future reference, do you know why this happens? Jonas Fornander - System Administrator Netwood Communications,LLC - www.netwood.net Find out why we're better - 310-442-1530 > -----Original Message----- > From: John Birrell [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2003 8:36 PM > To: Jonas > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: IBM 120 G IDE -- problems > > > On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 08:27:18PM -0700, Jonas wrote: > > > > I have the exact same problem with two brand new MB's from Asus. The > > model is P4P800 and P4P800-VM and all the drives are brand > new Seagate > > IDE drives. I have removed the CD-ROM drive and the box > boots up fine > > with Primary and Secondary master but as soon as I add a > 3rd drive the > > boot process hangs on ata0 (or ata1) "Resetting > devices....". Changing > > the drive to Cable-Select or putting the slave at the end > of the cable > > doesn't fix the problem either. > > I have that problem with an ASUS P4S533 motherboard. I add > these sysctl > values to /boot/loader.conf: > > hw.ata.ata_dma="0" > hw.ata.atapi_dma="0" > > You can also interrupt the boot loader and type: > > set hw.ata.ata_dma="0" > set hw.ata.atapi_dma="0" > boot > > -- > John Birrell > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"