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Date:      Fri, 22 Dec 2006 00:51:30 +0300
From:      Boris Samorodov <>
To:        Dimon <>
Subject:   Re: sata2 problem
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> (Dimon's message of "Wed, 20 Dec 2006 15:18:07 +1000")
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On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 15:18:07 +1000 Dimon wrote:

> I have bought Samsung SATA-II HDD 80G 7200. I wanted to install
> FreeBSD 6.1 (i386) on it, but when i try to, installation is going

As nobody has answered yet, I can advice you to try to install
FreeBSD 6.2-RC1. It contains _many_ fixes. Post the results here.

> very very slow. I thought that the problem is with my CD, but i have
> succesfully installed FreeBSD on my IDE HDD from that CDs. And it's
> work well, except that it doesn't work with my Samsung SATA-II HDD.
> When i try to mount fat32 partition from that SATA-II HDD, FreeBSD is
> halted (or hangs) (start "thinking" very very slow). So i don't know
> what to do.
> "atacontrol mode ad4" says - current mode = SATA 300

> I have not configured kernel yet.

[dmesg was here]

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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