> the very same happened to me with a maxtor hard drive > and it happened to be a bad cable > > check jumper settings, cables, controlers etc It wasn't a jumper problem as it happened with a number of hard disks. I simply commented out the code in sysinstall that generated the error and supplied the geometry through the geometry directive in install.cfg.
I was also calling diskPartitionEditor and diskPartitionWrite. If I just called diskPartitionEditor and left the rest for install commit most of the other problems I was having went away. -Don _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"