booting problems with the cdrom

Eduardo Tongson propolice at
Sun Aug 7 05:08:44 PDT 2005

On 8/7/05, scalopus <scalopus at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   i am trying to install dfbsd in a IBM Netfinity 5000 server:
> but I have several problems with the cdrom.
> 1) First i tryed the 1.2 release, this iso:
> 2CSNAP-20050731-1130-Release-1.2.iso.bz2
>   The cd even doesn't boot, i can't see the Boot Menu (the
> dragonfly acsi), it freezes in the "BTX Loader".
> 2) Later i tryed the development iso:
> 2CSNAP-20050724-2330-Devel.iso.bz2
>   This cd boots, i can see the Boot menu, but when booting
> the kernel it crashes when accessing to the ata, suppose the
> atapi, the acd0 cdrom, with the following error:
> acd0: MODE_SENSE_BIG command timeout - resetting
> ata0: WARNING: atapi resetting donecount 28 for retry
> ata0: resetting devices .. done

Are you running the hdd and cdrom in a same cable master-slave setup?
Try moving the cdrom to secondary-slave 


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