Install Problems!

HuNo huno at
Tue Jun 3 00:44:10 BST 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dogers" <dogers at>
To: <freebsd-users at>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 9:23 PM
Subject: Install Problems!

> It's an nVidia nForce2 mobo and the IDE interface seems to be causing
> the system to, well, hang! On loading the installer, after selecting the
> modules needed, it gets down to looking through the IDE drives, and
> comes up with:
> AD0: 78167MB <MAXTOR serial> (158816/16/63) at ATA0-MASTER BIOSDMA
> AD1: READ command timeout tag=0 serv=0 - resetting

The ata(4) driver fails under specific combinations of hardware it fails, in
my case with a seagate 80gb, the solution is to fall back to PIO4 through


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