Hello Everybody! I have a Pentium 4 2,66 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 80 GB UDMA HardDisk which in Linux is recognized to have a Intel 82801DB Ultra ATA Storage Controller (IDE). For more details about the chipset and other things, one can eventually visit:
http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d845gbv/matrix.htm (please see the right column). On my Hard Disk I have the following partition scheme: 1st primary partition --> Fedora Core 1 (Linux) 2nd primary partition --> Swap Partition 3rd primary partition --> Linux From Scratch 4th partition --> extended partition 5th logical partition --> Swap 6th logical partition --> Linux From Scratch (for experimental purposes) 7th logical partition --> Swap 8th logical partition --> Linux From Scratch (for experimental purposes either) 9th logical partition --> Swap I am bothering you with this scheme because I'm not quite sure it has to do with my problem, but maybe the information will help you to assist me.;) AFAIK, my hardware is supported by FreeBSD 4.9 and 5.2. I downloaded the iso's of both the releases of FreeBSD (4.9 and 5.2), burnt them on CD-ROM and tried to install a FreeBSD on my system. Unfortunately, with both releases I totally get stuck when I in Sysinstall choose for "Begin a standard installation.." After Sysintall said to me it is going to try to find my hard disk, I get the error message: "No disks found! ..." (followed by the message that I have to check if my storage controller was properly been probed by the kernel). After several attempts and having seen the kernel coming up, I ensured myself that the kernel probed my controller properly. Though my hard disk is not recognized! Of course I have tried to enable/disable several drivers in the kernel configuration menu (which I only was able to with the 4.9 - release), but none of all tried combinations did work. I start to get a little desperate now, so I hope very hopefully that someone on this list can point me in the right direction. Thanks anyway for your attention! With regards, Ben Koopmanschap _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"