Looking for powerful machines that runs FreeBSD on it
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Tue Aug 14 18:42:10 PDT 2007
Caio Figueiredo Abecia wrote:
> It seems to be a problem only on Dell E521/C521 Dimension models.
> Here are some of the places that I found talking about the same errors
> I'm having :
> Even in NetBSD I still have the same problem.
> Thanks for the quick response Bill.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Moran"
> <wmoran at potentialtech.com>
> To: "Caio Figueiredo Abecia" <caioabecia at yahoo.com.br>
> Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 10:51 AM
> Subject: Re: Looking for powerful machines that runs FreeBSD on it
>> In response to "Caio Figueiredo Abecia" <caioabecia at yahoo.com.br>:
>>> I'm looking for a new pc.
>>> I had a problem installing BSD (Free/Open/Net!) with the Dell
>>> Dimension C521n. (Free/Open BSD website tells me that it support the
>>> E521 that have the same configuration)
>>> It don't recognize my dell usb keyboard and my SATA DVD Rom drive
>>> was not detected at all.
>> I have an Dell Optiplex GX520 here at work that runs FreeBSD 6.2 just
>> Bill Moran
Sounds like a chipset issue. Have you tried using a CURRENT snapshot CD?
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