Freeze after "Booting [kernel]"
m.oe at x-trader.de
Thu Nov 20 10:49:46 PST 2003
I installed a new FreeBSD 4.9 machine from CD. The installation
runs fine but on the first reboot the machine hangs after the
"Booting [kernel]..." prompt. I see the first "/" and then the
boot process stops. "boot -v" doesn't give more output.
When interrupting the loader at this point I can 'ls' the root
partition without problems. /etc/fstab also looks okay.
The machine has one 120 GB IBM disk. I found some references to
a wrong geometry so I changed it to the values printed on the HDD
itself (C/H/S: 16383 / 16 / 63) on a second try. This did not
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