On Fri, 2 Jul 2004 08:28:12 +0200 (CEST), "Peter Ulrich Kruppa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > Hi! > > I hope somebody on this list has another good idea, I haven't > thought of yet: > > I have a machine that came with two Excel Stor 40 GB ("Ganymede") > UDMA/100 harddisks. > To install FreeBSD 4.10 I had to disable UDMA in the BIOS, > otherwise they wouldn't have booted (some complaint about ata0). > Of course I wish to get UDMA working, since this is said to > improve perfomance significantly. > I checked if the UDMA cable is plugged into the correct places > for mainboard, master and slave - this is o.k. . > > Are there any other things (bios settings, kernel modules, magic > chants,...) I could try?
I've been using DragonFly so I am not absolutely certain 4.10 still uses /boot/loader.conf, but if it does, then inserting the following line in that file may help: hw.ata.ata_dma="1" Jud _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"