I read all the documentation. BTW, there isn't that much in the docs to try. It's always the same: "Cannot find CD/DVD devices..."

Other ideas? Could it be an IRQ conflict or whatever in loader.conf?

From: Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Reinhart Steyaert" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5.1 Installation Problem
Date: 08 Sep 2003 16:27:54 -0400

"Reinhart Steyaert" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I want to install FreeBSD 5.1 but have the following problem: during

Just to check:  you did read the installation information, including

> the installation, you have to choose "Installation Media." I choose
> the first option, 'install from a CD/DVD', but get the message "Cannot
> find CD/DVD devices..." (or something like that). But I can boot from
> the CD (it's a Mitsumi ATAPI CD-ROM, not a DVD). The module cd9660
> seems to be loaded. When I choose "Floppy..." in the Installation
> Media menu, I also get the message "Cannot find floppy devices..." So,
> FreeBSD recognizes the CD-ROM drive, but it seems to forget those
> devices at a certain point. I was able, years ago, to install FreeBSD
> 3.2.

There are several steps mentioned in the errata which you should
probably try:

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