Booting stops on sysinstall
scottl at freebsd.org
Tue Jan 6 23:49:22 PST 2004
Eivind Olsen wrote:
> I just tried to boot FreeBSD 5.2-RC2 from CD (to install it) but it
> stops. I see there's already a PR for this dated 28th of December 2003:
> The laptop I'm trying to install FreeBSD on is not the same model/make
> as the one in the PR (the PR mentions a Toshiba Satellite, this one is a
> Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook).
> Doing a verbose boot tells me that it stops while trying to start
> sysinstall. The last lines of output are:
> start_init: trying /sbin/init
> start_init: trying /sbin/oinit
> start_init: trying /sbin/init.old
> start_init: trying /stand/sysinstall
> (could be spelling errors, I don't have that laptop in front of me right
> There's no error message, things just hang there. If I remember
> correctly, doing a non-verbose boot, the last text that's printed is
> "mounting root from ufs: /dev/md0".
> Are there any things I should do to perhaps find out why it just hangs?
> Any suggestions?
Can you submit a full boot log?
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