FreeBSD 5.3-AMD64 / IntelEM64T

Peter Wemm peter at
Mon Nov 8 23:56:22 GMT 2004

On Monday 08 November 2004 03:51 pm, Count László de Almásy wrote:
> I tried to boot my off the CD I made from the 5.3 final release .iso,
> and it fails with simply:
> panic: No BIOS smap info from loader!
> Uptime: 1s
> Any ideas what the problem is?  Installation media for other OSs such
> as Debian/AMD64 and Windows XP are able to boot fine on this system.

Hmm.....  I haven't run into this myself.  We have some machines here 
that I've booted on every now and then to check...    My gut feeling is 
that something is going on with the bios on the machine you're trying 
to boot.  You didn't give any info about what machine you're trying to 
use, etc.
Peter Wemm - peter at; peter at; peter at
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