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Date:      Thu, 22 May 2008 21:13:55 +0200
From:      Maciej Suszko <maciej@suszko.eu>
To:        freebsd-hardware@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SATA dvd-r/rw drives on ICH9R/ICH9R doesn't work in FreeBSD 7/8
Message-ID:  <20080522211355.77d66de3@suszko.eu>
In-Reply-To: <000001c8bc13$be9d27b0$1801a8c0@hellfire>
References:  <000001c8bc13$be9d27b0$1801a8c0@hellfire>

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"Nifty" <violentsense@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I have two PC's with ICH8R and ICH9R sata controllers. Controller
> mode set to sata, no AHCI or RAID.
> Two SATA dvd-r/rw drivers present, SONY-NEC Optiarc AD-7170S, AD-7203S
> If I try to install FreeBSD 7.0R or FreeBSD 8.0 CURRENT from CD - when
> kernel boot and try to use CD, I see
> messages like this:
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> acd1: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying (1 retries left)
> acd1: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying (0 retries left)
> acd1: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying
> 
> (repeated two times)
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> And then nothing - installation can't recognize CD disk in drive, and
> I can't install FreeBSD.

Have you tried to wait few minutes? I noticed similar errors but within
few minutes the installer started and I had no problems installing
7.0R (motherboard with ICH9, some noname PATA DVD-R drive)

-- 
regards, Maciej Suszko.



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