[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 9 beta2 x64 - installation problem - no HDD detected

rascal rascal at tiscali.cz
Mon Sep 19 14:54:13 PDT 2011


Hi!
I tried 9.0-beta2 32bit USB installer and I have the same problem, no 
HDD detected (the x64 versions I tried before were beta2 of course, I 
made a typo in subject).

I'd aprieciate any help.

thank you.

MM

Dne 18.9.2011 23:23, rascal napsal(a):
> Hi!
>
> During the weekend I downloaded usb installation image and tried to 
> install on 3rd partition (primary), but the installer showed only the 
> usb drive itself as available storage. I tried more times to be sure.
>
> I assumed the usb installer is not good, so I grabbed the dvd ISO 
> (again x64) and this time the installer did not show any available 
> storage (no hdd was detected probably).
>
> I will try 32bit images in upcoming days, but I'd be happy for a advice.
>
> I have lenovo thinkpad r61 laptop with sata 250GB HDD. and I 
> previously used windows xp (using at the moment), ubuntu, pcbsd, 
> desktopbsd on my laptop and never had issues with my hard drive.
>
> I will add that I installed AiR-boot bootmanager (I had no success 
> with GAG and I dont like its graphical interface), but in ideal case 
> the boot manager should not interfere with hdd detection, right?
>
> Thx for any advice in advance.
>
> Michal M.
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