wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Sep 29 17:14:37 PDT 2003
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Tim Hawes wrote:
> In trying FreeBSD 5.1:
> The install completely halts shortly after it shows the "Probing
> hardware (this may take a while...)" message. I look at vt1 to see what
> debugging messages are there. I notice that it stops right after finding
> the /dev/cua devices.
> The console is not locked, I can switch back and forth from vt0 and vt1
> without trouble. It is just stopped.
> In trying FreeBSD 4.8:
> The console is completely locked shortly after the "Probing hardware"
> screen appears. There is no vt switching at all.
Try turning off Plug And Play in the BIOS. The FAQ also mentions Zip
and Jaz drives causing similar problems, but that is probably outdated.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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