FreeBSD 5.1 PowerPak Installation problem

Admin admin at
Fri Dec 19 02:35:43 PST 2003

Hi Ion-Mihai,

Many thanks for the help. I have attached a copy of the messages and
hwlog1.txt files.

I look forward to your advise to resolve the h/w problem.

Best Regards

Gurdial Chandra
Sycos AES

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ion-Mihai Tetcu" <itetcu at>
To: "Admin" <admin at>; <questions at>
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 12:58 PM
Subject: Re: FreeBSD 5.1 PowerPak Installation problem

> [cc'ed back to the list]
> On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 12:36:37 -0000
> "Admin" <admin at> wrote:
> > Hi Ion-Mihai Tetcu,
> Hi,
> Please use reply all, so that a copy of the message gets to questions
> list also.
> > The minimal system which I built earlier on my P4 2.53GHz system got
> > corrupted during adding XFree86 package using sysinstall. I had to
> > abandon that installation. After several attempts, I, have managed to
> > install the minimal installation.
> > 
> > After rebooting, it won't let me log in as user, but, login as root
> > was successful.
> Could you please elaborate ? Did you add a user from sysinstall when
> promted ?
> > I have run the dmesg and the log is attached as hwlog
> > file.
> It is not. I can't say anything without.
> > I am able to install info, man, ports and perl packages using
> > sysinstall, but, when tried installing text editors, it crashed during
> > copying XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_5. When rebooted the system, it failed
> > to start logger and given a lot of error messages init: can't exec
> > getty/usr/libexec/getty for port /dev/ttyv0 .. /dev/ttyv1 etc and the
> > system hangs.
> Probably becouse the crash. Did it print anything on the system console
> before crashing ?
> > I have reinstalled the minimal installation, but, I won't install any
> > more packages until been advised with a way forward. When the system
> > crashes during package install, where the error messages are logged?
> /var/log is the default place for logs.
> In /var/log/messages you should find errors that are printed on the
> console, provided tha system has the time to write them before the crash
> and the buffers are flushed on disk. If you find something that looks
> unusall please poste that also.
> -- 
> IOnut
> Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user
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FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE #0: Thu Jun  5 02:55:42 GMT 2003
    root at
Preloaded elf kernel "/boot/kernel/kernel" at 0xc06d4000.
Preloaded elf module "/boot/kernel/acpi.ko" at 0xc06d4244.
Timecounter "i8254"  frequency 1193182 Hz
Timecounter "TSC"  frequency 2527015772 Hz
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.53GHz (2527.02-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0xf27  Stepping = 7
real memory  = 536854528 (511 MB)
avail memory = 514064384 (490 MB)
Pentium Pro MTRR support enabled
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
acpi0: <ASUS   P4S533-E> on motherboard
pcibios: BIOS version 2.10
Using $PIR table, 11 entries at 0xc00f1750
acpi0: power button is handled as a fixed feature programming model.
Timecounter "ACPI-fast"  frequency 3579545 Hz
acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0xe408-0xe40b on acpi0
acpi_cpu0: <CPU> on acpi0
acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0
pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0
agp0: <SIS Generic host to PCI bridge> mem 0xe8000000-0xebffffff at device 0.0 on pci0
pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0
pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1
pci1: <display, VGA> at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 2.0 on pci0
isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0
atapci0: <SiS 962 UDMA133 controller> port 0xb400-0xb40f,0xb800-0xb803,0xd000-0xd007,0xd400-0xd403,0xd800-0xd807 irq 11 at device 2.5 on pci0
ata0: at 0x1f0 irq 14 on atapci0
ata1: at 0x170 irq 15 on atapci0
ohci0: <SiS 5571 USB controller> mem 0xe6000000-0xe6000fff irq 9 at device 3.0 on pci0
usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb0: <SiS 5571 USB controller> on ohci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: SiS OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
ohci1: <SiS 5571 USB controller> mem 0xe5800000-0xe5800fff irq 9 at device 3.1 on pci0
usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb1: <SiS 5571 USB controller> on ohci1
usb1: USB revision 1.0
uhub1: SiS OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub1: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
ohci2: <SiS 5571 USB controller> mem 0xe5000000-0xe5000fff irq 9 at device 3.2 on pci0
usb2: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
usb2: <SiS 5571 USB controller> on ohci2
usb2: USB revision 1.0
uhub2: SiS OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub2: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
pci0: <serial bus, USB> at device 3.3 (no driver attached)
sis0: <SiS 900 10/100BaseTX> port 0x9800-0x98ff mem 0xe4000000-0xe4000fff irq 5 at device 4.0 on pci0
sis0: Ethernet address: 00:e0:18:e2:7d:c0
miibus0: <MII bus> on sis0
rlphy0: <RTL8201L 10/100 media interface> on miibus0
rlphy0:  10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
pci0: <multimedia, audio> at device 5.0 (no driver attached)
pci0: <bridge, PCI-unknown> at device 9.0 (no driver attached)
fdc0: <Enhanced floppy controller (i82077, NE72065 or clone)> port 0x3f7,0x3f2-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
ppc0 port 0x778-0x77b,0x378-0x37f irq 7 drq 3 on acpi0
ppc0: SMC-like chipset (ECP/EPP/PS2/NIBBLE) in COMPATIBLE mode
ppc0: FIFO with 16/16/16 bytes threshold
ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0
plip0: <PLIP network interface> on ppbus0
lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0
lpt0: Interrupt-driven port
ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0
sio0 port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 on acpi0
sio0: type 16550A
sio1 port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on acpi0
sio1: type 16550A
atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x64,0x60 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model Generic PS/2 mouse, device ID 0
pmtimer0 on isa0
sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
acpi_cpu: throttling enabled, 8 steps (100% to 12.5%), currently 100.0%
ad0: 12982MB <Maxtor 91360U4> [26377/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA66
acd0: CD-RW <ASUS CRW-4816A> at ata1-slave PIO4
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
cd9660: RockRidge Extension
cd9660: RockRidge Extension
acd0: READ_BIG - MEDIUM ERROR asc=0x02 ascq=0x00 error=0x00
cd9660: RockRidge Extension

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