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FreeBSD 4.11-Stable - Unable to boot into FreeBSD after bringing HDD to new server

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Hi,

I have a freebsd 4.11-Stable server on P3 1Ghz and 80GB IDE hdd. However lately the hardware crashed and i moved the HDD to another P3 1GHz server with different mobo. Now whenever i boot up, it detects the HDD in BIOS but after that, it says DISK FAILURE.. INSERT BOOT DISK.. unable to boot into FREEBSD, any idea how do i resolve this as all i need is the data inside..

Can i format a new FREEBSD and plug the hdd as secondary.. or can i plug this HDD into a windows box to extract the files
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