amd64/88730: kernel panics during booting from the installatioin CD

John Baldwin jhb at
Wed Nov 9 07:43:33 PST 2005

On Wednesday 09 November 2005 09:09 am, serguey Grigoriev wrote:
> >Description:
> FreeBSD v. 6.0 (amd64) can't be installed on my machine: kernel panics
> during nitial booting from the installation CD. But FreeBSD v. 6.0 (i386)
> can be easily installed and works fine on the same machine.
> Hardware configuration used:
> GigaByte GA-K8N SLI motherboard (nForce4 chipset)
> AMD Athlon64 X2 4400+ CPU
> Matrox Millenium II PCI video card
> Tekram DC-390U2B PCI-SCSI controller
> IBM DMVS18D 0100 SCSI-3 disk
> Is there a way to install amd64 release?
> >How-To-Repeat:
> The problem repeats every time I try to install the system.

Please provide more details such as the panic message as we can't really 
diagnose the problem without those details.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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