FREEBSD-5.3BETA hard hang during hardware probe from CD

Christer Solskogen solskogen at
Mon Aug 23 06:40:32 PDT 2004

On Mon, August 23, 2004 15:15, Thomas T. Veldhouse said:
> I downloaded the miniinstall and booted it.  The install booted alright
> and started probing hardware.  There is a hard hang at the point it
> attempts to probe my DVD reader/burner [on acd1].  I have to pull the
> power.  There is a message indicating an ATAPI delay of 30 and 50
> microseconds before the final failed probe.
> Since I can't give debug output of any kind from the install CD, I can
> only list my current hardware.
> I have a Dell  Dimension 8250 with 512MB RDRAM and a true Sound Blaster
> Live 5.1 card (rather than the software driven version that they ship
> with this thing).

Same problem on my AMD64 too.
Try disabling ACPI, and it will work. (at least, it did on my machine.)


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