Ibook G3 Clamshell : FreeBSD 8.2 installation hangs

Nathan Whitehorn nwhitehorn at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 10 23:14:45 UTC 2011

On 08/10/11 15:54, Charles Séjourné wrote:
> Hi all :-),
> I have a problem with my powerpc, which is a Mac NewWorld, a clamshell, dark blue and white: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBook#i...Palourde.22.29 . Mine is one of those released on the 13th of September 2000.
> First, I had the "probing non-existent USB port" : installation manual for ppc. There's the solution, so I go away with it.
> But, the installation hangs at another moment :
> Code:
> acd0: CDROM<MATSHITA CR-176/6AA1>  at ata1-master WDMA2
> Google didn't find anything, and I don't know how to resolve that. I thought the cause might be the cd player, which may be dead, but I'm not sure at all.

Try doing set hw.ata.atapi_dma=0 from the boot loader?

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