Hola:

What do you mean by "it doesn't detect my IDE drives"?
FreeBSD installer doesn't even load and it gives you an error like ERR M
or FreeBSD installer loads, and when you go to setup partitions there is
nothing there?

You might want to try installing the HD in an older computer, loading
FreeBSD (the minimal) and then putting the HD back in your machine.

This has worked for me a couple of time... I haven't really looked into
as to see what actually happen, but i know it has worked =)

Let us know...

Lester A. Mesa


On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 23:36, Lucas Holt wrote:
> its probably not the drives, but rather the IDE controller.  Make sure 
> the chipset is supported, and that the bios settings are correct.  Also 
> make sure the drives are jumpered correctly.
> 
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> > I have a problem with FreeBSD: it doesn't detect my IDE drives though
> > they're pretty known.
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> > My HD is a Seagate Barracuda of 40GB and my CDROM is a LG 52x.
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