> > JJB wrote: > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > >>I am trying to install freebsd 4.9 on my new dell 8400. > >> > ....... > > > > I believe 4.9 can not use a sata drive as target to install on. 4.9 > > is the old stable release 4.10 is the new stable release. Turn off > > pnp support and ms/windows support in your pc bios. Your pc is newer > > than what FreeBSD has added support for. Try installing to a > > standard ATA HD. > > Sigh! I tried with 4.10 as well and that also fails. Sadly I don't have > a spare IDE / drive lying about. I guess I'll have to wait on freebsd or > install one of the more advanced Linux OSes
Yah. We had a site with a SATA and could not install. Even though it seemed to see the drive, it could not write to it. So, that site took out the controller and put in a SCSI and all is well now. So, long live SCSI. ////jerry > -- > Robin Becker _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"