Can't boot: Guessed BIOS device 0xffffffff not found by probes....
e.schuele at computer.org
Wed May 31 11:36:38 PDT 2006
[I previously posted this to questions@, maybe stable@ is better suited]
I have been running along just fine till a cvsup this morning (05/30).
Last successful cvsup was May 20th. After cvsup today, and a
"build-world" I see something _similar_ to below when trying to boot.
Can't work out which disk we are booting from.
Guessed BIOS device 0xffffffff not found by probes defaulting to disk0:
panic: free: guard1 fail @ 0x517c4 from [line folded for mail]
(I say similar, becuase the above text is actually copied from another
web post. But mine is similar. If *my* text is needed I can reproduce
the issue to obtain it.)
I did a google or two and found nothing of use. Maybe I am using the
If I bring the machine up in Safe Mode or with ACPI Disabled everything
is fine (I am writting this from the machine in question). Nothing else
has changed other than a cvsup and build-world (meaning no hardware/BIOS
Anything I can provide to help diagnose this?
I am running FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #0: Wed May 31 12:05:21 CDT 2006 on a
Dell Inspiron 5100. I have cvsupped back to 05-15-2006, which is before
my last known good cvsup and things still fail. So now I am wondering
if some hardware has failed.
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