i386/68518: Hangs while loading agp during boot from install
rfrancis at ev.net
Thu Jul 15 11:50:04 PDT 2004
The following reply was made to PR i386/68518; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Russell Francis <rfrancis at ev.net>
To: "Simon L. Nielsen" <simon at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: i386/68518: Hangs while loading agp during boot from install
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 10:39:04 -0400
Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> On 2004.07.07 10:59:48 +0000, Russell Francis wrote:
>>I looked at problem report 61739 and am not sure how to adjust my AGP
>>aperature size? I did not see an option in my BIOS, is there a boot
>>option or sysctl variable which can be set?
> If there is no BIOS option I don't think it's possible.
>>The aperature size is also lower than 256MB so I am not sure this
>>pr relates to that pr.
> OK, it was just an idea, your problem could different.
>>I have currently worked around the problem by installing freebsd on a
>>different machine, rebuilding the kernel without AGP support and then
>>swapping the harddrive into the offending machine. I am happy to
>>continue working through the problem though.
> Could you try to boot a -CURRENT kernel with AGP support, or a
> -CURRENT snapshot  to see if the problem has been fixed after
>  http://snapshots.jp.freebsd.org/
This morning, <July 12, 2004> and tried to boot the machine from CD, it
still hung at the same location.
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