loader(8) readin failed on 7.2R and later including 8.0R

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Thu Mar 18 13:26:34 UTC 2010

on 18/03/2010 13:10 Carsten Bäcker said the following:
> Hello,
> i ran into a similar problem when recently trying to install 8.0R on an
> embedded system. We've been using this hardware for a couple of
> years with FreeBSD 4.11 and didn't see any problem like this.
> Disabling the memory hole (15-16M) solved the problem here, but
> that shouldn't be a solution. I wonder whether it's a loader-, or a
> BIOS-problem, since memory-allocation should respect reserved
> areas.

True.  Please also keep in mind that BIOS should report reserved areas correctly too.

Andriy Gapon

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