amd64/87258: Error Boot

Hroi Sigurdsson hroi at
Tue Oct 11 09:04:10 PDT 2005

Joerg Cimen wrote:

> with the installation of FreeBSD 6.0 RC1 a problem arises with the RAID-Controller.  We use a Areca ARC-1160 as RAID CONTROLLER. The booting from 6.0-RC1-Install-CD stops and freeze at:
> "Waiting 5 seconds for SCSI DEVICE to settle."
> In the version 5.4 there not no Problem at this Point. After removing the RAID- Controller OR one of two CPU's every thing works fine. We have tested this problem on five other servers with the same configuration. Every Time the same Problem occours.

Does setting either hint.acpi.0.disabled or hint.apic.0.disabled to "1" 
in the boot loader help? I've seen similar behaviour on an IBM platform 
with 6.0.

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