----- Original Message ----- From: "Lennart Filutowski" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 8:39 AM Subject: Freebsd Installation..
> Hi, > I am having trouble installing FreeBSD. I first tryed installing > FreeBSD5.0-RELEASE but the computer freezes each time it is probing for > devices. I read the trouble shooting in the manual pages and tryed to use > set hint.acip.0.disabled="1". But then it frooze when loading the kernel. > Then I tryed to download new floppy images this time for FreeBSD4.8-RELEASE > and it still freezes when loading kernel. I have searched the net for a > solution to my problem but have not found any. It freezes right after these > lines if it helps: > > ad4: 29314MB<IBM-DLTA-307030>[59560/16/63] at ata2-master UDMA100 > ad5: 39266MB<1C35L040AVER07-0>[79780/16/63] at ata2-slave UDMA100 > > Since I am quite new to BSD I have no idea what might cause this. A > spontaneous guess would be that my hard drives are causing the fuss. If > anyone could help me with this I would be very greatful. Thanks. > > Best Regards, > Lennart Filutowski >Try disabling UDMA on the system bios. That should help a little. >HTH >LukeK >After hard drive detection would usually come the CD/ROM drive, so that's probably where the problem is. Trying: >set hw.ata.ata_dma="1" >set hw.ata.atapi_dma="1" >is what worked for me to complete the installation of 4.8. Good luck! I have tryed both of the above and neither work. Anyone else who might have an idea? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"