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Date:      Wed, 2 Jul 1997 09:00:05 +1000
From:      "Geoff Marshall" <xgcm@bunzl.com.au>
To:        "Howard Lew" <hlew@www2.shoppersnet.com>
Cc:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Caviar is tasting like fish eggs.......
Message-ID:  <199707012314.JAA15718@oznet07.ozemail.com.au>

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Thanks, but it contains only Win'95.  No manager.

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> From: Howard Lew <hlew@www2.shoppersnet.com>
> To: Geoff Marshall <xgcm@bunzl.com.au>
> Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: Re: Caviar is tasting like fish eggs.......
> Date: Thursday, June 26, 1997 2:36 PM
> 
> On Thu, 26 Jun 1997, Geoff Marshall wrote:
> 
> > Err...
> > 
> > I have tried several times to install FreeBSD 2.1 on a machine with WD
> > Caviar disks.
> > The first is a 31600 (holds Win'95) and the second is a 34000 on a PCI
> > controller.
> > 
> > When my installation completes, the bootmanager fails to recognise the
> > second disk.
> > The FAQ says this is due to incorrect disk geometry and suggests:-
> > 
> > 	(1) a small DOS partition on the disk firs (didn't work)
> > 	(2) using the entire disk for FreeBSD      (didn't work)
> > 	(3) Entering the disk geometry by hand  (didn't work)
> > 
> > Anybody got any clues as to what to try next ?
> 
> Do you have a disk manager on drive C?  If so, that is most likely the
cause.
> Test this, by unhooking Drive C and see if Drive D (which has FreeBSD) 
> will boot by itself.
> 
> 
> 
> > 
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