Mysterious freeze while booting
subhro.kar at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 07:15:16 PST 2004
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Andreas Davour
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 20:38
To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Mysterious freeze while booting
I have this odd behaviour from both my 5.2 and my 5.3 installations.
GENERIC or my own.
When booting the console displays the usual messages like below:
1> Starting local daemons:.
2> Updating motd.
3> Configuring syscons: keymap blanktime.
4> Initial i386 initialization:.
5> Additional ABI support: linux.
6> Starting cron.
What is strange is that after line 3 the computer suddenly stops for a
long time, almost a minute, doing (as far as I know) nothing!
Add your system hostname to /etc/hosts. Alternatively ensure that DNS
resolves properly on your box. If you just want to skip the whole thing,
then press Ctrl+C when the box hangs up.... or seems to hang up.
Indian Institute of Information Technology
Subhro Sankha Kar
Block AQ-13/1, Sector V
Salt Lake City
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