Help required installing 5.2.1

Josh Paetzel friar_josh at
Tue Jun 29 10:18:42 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 05:39:43PM +0100, Andrew Walrond wrote:
> I have tried unsuccessfully to install FreeBSD 5.2.1 from downloaded isos.
> I have the i386 isos, but the first machine I tried was an Asus SK8N 
> motherboard with Amd Opteron and 2Gb ram. The various hardware is shown as 
> supported on the Hardware list; notably the Promise SATA150 TX2 disk 
> controller.
> Although this is an Amd64, I assume the 386 version should still install OK?
> Anyhow, I booted from cd disk 1, went through the various questions, auto 
> partitioned and it began "Extracting ... into / directory". This went well 
> for a few minutes, lots of disk activity, then
> 	Panic - page fault
> 	CPUID 0
> and was informed that the machine would reboot after 15seconds.
> I tried again, this time booting without ACPI, with the same results.
> Any suggestions?
> Andrew Walrond

Perhaps will work 
better for you.

Josh Paetzel

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