Installing FreeBSD on AMD64 - system freezes during boot

Fabian Wenk fabian at
Sat May 5 21:19:40 UTC 2007

Hello Cláudio

Cláudio Henrique wrote:
> I am trying to install FreeBSD 6.2 Stable on my machine (AMD X2 AM2
> 4200 64bits, Asus M2N SLI Deluxe, nVidia 7950GS, 1 HD IDE, 1 HD SATA2,
> 1 DVDRW), but FreeBSD freezes right after detecting my HDs. I do not
> see the install screen.
> Does anyone know how to fix this? Is there a boot option I can use to
> successfully install FreeBSD?

Did you try to boot with ACPI disabled or safe mode from the boot 

If ACPI disabled does work, you will need the following in 


If you need to boot in safe mode, then you also need the following 
in /boot/loader.conf:



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