Re: FreeBSD 6.4 Alpha doesn't see hard disk on DS10L
> I had no problem installing Linux on a DS10L from local CD-ROM.
> FreeBSD 6.4 boots but doesn't see the hard drive.
> Setup gets to the part about partitioning and says there are no disks.
> (I realize -- development is stopped here.)
Most of the time it is because another operating system, especially VMS, was
used on the hard drive before. I always do a 'DD if=/dev/zero bs=1M
count=1000' on any hard drive that is new to my Alpha. Boot your Alpha from
a fixit image and wipe the beginning of the previously used hard drive.
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