FreeBSD 5.3 installation problems on EM64T
scottl at freebsd.org
Tue Nov 30 05:14:15 PST 2004
> > How much memory do you have? Are those ATAPI CD drives?
> I had 6 GB all along, and was just trying 2 GB. Well, the
> installation went through!! I am surprised that the error
> resulting out of more memory in the system looks as bizarre as:
> "The disc in your drive looks more like an Audio disc than a
> FreeBSD release." Thanks for the help! ACPI still doesn't work
> And yes, both are ATAPI/IDE CDROM drives.
FreeBSD 5.3-R has bounce buffer problems on both amd64 and i386 with
>4GB of RAM. This will definitely cause strange data corruption on ATA.
I fixed 5-STABLE and 6-CURRENT last week, so you should update.
ACPI works ok on my EM64T system (a pre-release Intel 7520BD2 board).
Not sure what to say except to see if there are BIOS updates for your
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