----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lennart Filutowski" <[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
> 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
> 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.



>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?

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