FreeBSD 5.2.1 locks up during installation CD boot
lucas.holt at wmich.edu
Fri Mar 12 19:56:50 PST 2004
I'm having a problem booting FreeBSD 5.2.1 using a 5.2.1 release CD.
The system hangs when mounting the / partition on md0. (memory disk i
think) I never make it to the gui installer. It does work if i use
Athelon XP 2000+ (266mhz fsb)
PC2100 256mb ram
40 gig maxtor ata 133 hdd
ASUS nforce2 based motherboard with onboard NIC
Nvidia geforce 2 AGP video 64mb
Looking on the freebsd website, I noticed that it could be a problem
with ACPI or maybe the IDE controller. Is there a way to disable this
on the installed version? I'm hoping its the ACPI and not the ata133
ide controller. The ide controller is the nforce2 which the release
notes say it supports.
How can i turn it off and/or debug it? I'd like the IDE controller to
run at full speed as this will be a mail/dns server.
Please reply to me as my regular email address is down which i
subscribe with (hence the mail server). use lucas.holt at wmich.edu
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