FreeBSD 6.1 & 6.2 hanging and/or spontaneous rebooting
cswiger at mac.com
Sat Jan 27 00:41:00 UTC 2007
On Jan 26, 2007, at 4:36 PM, Joe Vender wrote:
>> The fact that you can shutdown within Linux suggests that your
>> hardware does have the capability, so it's just a matter of figuring
>> out what's different. Note that you might find that trying to run
>> FreeBSD 4.11 to be informative, as the defaults for that older
>> version might correspond with your hardware better, although, 4.11 is
>> at the end of it's supported lifespan...
> I've been seriously thinking about getting a copy of the legacy
> FBSD 5.5
> that's on the website. Maybe there isn't a difference between it
> and the 6.2
> as far as this powerdown issue is concerned.
You're likely to have better luck with 4.11 than 5.2; if you want to
try a 5.x release, go with 5.5, as the early 5.x releases were only
so-so in terms of stability before 5.3...
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