installation of FreeBSD 6.0
Alex de Kruijff
freebsd at akruijff.dds.nl
Thu Feb 9 23:21:57 PST 2006
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 09:34:25PM +0000, gs_stoller at juno.com wrote:
> I have tried several ways to install FreeBSD version 6.0 and
> all bomb the same way.
> What happens is that I first get a message ?Building the boot loader
> arguments? on one line, and shortly afterwards the message ?Relocating
> the loader and the BTX? on another line. After a delay of about 11
> minutes, a third line appears containing the message ?Starting the BTX
> loader?. I let the system run for about an hour and a half but no
> more messages appeared, nor did the computer indicate that the
> installation had completed.
> The only thing in my machine that I think could be ?not working?
> with the installation program is my BIOS . Here is all the
> information I have about my BIOS . It names itself as
> ?Energy Star Ally? written by Award Software Inc. and that it is
> an ?Award Modular BIOS? with ?Award Plug & Play BIOS extension
> v1.0A?. Its ID is v4.6OPGMA (the character between the "6" &
> the "P" is a vertical ellipse with a dot at its center, it is
> either zero or oh ).
How did you install it? (Two floppy disks / CD)
Did you get to the install screen? (sysinstall)
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