[PC-BSD Testing] SATA HDD via external USB enclosure: install failure

Tigersharke . tigersharke at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 18:54:55 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Tigersharke . <tigersharke at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello..
> I have unsuccessfully tried installing v9.0beta2 onto a 160 GB SATA drive,
> using 32bit or 64bit USBFULL, and 64bit USB live.
> The HDD is a brand new 160GB Western Digital Caviar Blue, it is attached to
> an Acomdata Samba USB 2.0 3.5-Inch IDE/SATA Hard Drive Enclosure, which
> attaches to my PC via USB.
> In all attempts, the install begins but eventually freezes up before
> completion (and at different % done each time).
> I cannot use the mouse, nor affect anything with the keyboard, the only way
> out is to poweroff/reboot.
> Has anyone else had similar problems or is there possibly something weird
> about my situation?
> Contrary to the above results, an IDE drive used within the same enclosure
> and USB install media, succeeded.
I have successfully installed PC-BSD v9.0beta2.0 using the same 64bit
USBFULL and SATA HDD mentioned above, after first installing it directly
into my PC (In other words I did NOT use the Acomdata enclosure).

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