booting problems with the cdrom

Yiorgos Adamopoulos adamo at
Mon Aug 8 04:37:23 PDT 2005

On 2005-08-07, scalopus <scalopus at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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
>   It repeats about 5-7 times, and after it kernel crashes:

At the boot menu drop to the loader's command line (IIRC, option 6) and type:

set hw.ata.ata_dma=0
set hw.ata.atapi_dma=0

Then continue with the installation.  If the installation completes
sucessfully, upon reboot remember to drop again to the command line menu of the
loader (so as to boot normally).  Then to have these changes permanet you can
place the at /boot/loader.conf.local as follows:


- Yiorgos -

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