5.3-BETA7 ISO wont load after install (stuck after bootloader)

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Mon Oct 11 15:51:44 PDT 2004

Kris Kennaway said:

> On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 02:10:59PM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
>> I just installed 5.7-BETA7 using 5.3-BETA7-i386-disc1.iso on my dual
>> boot
>> machine (Currently running WinXP). The installation went fine (i did it
>> twice to make sure i didnt screw up), everything was detected fine.
>> After
>> the installation was complete, i reboot and i get the FreeBSD boot
>> loader,
>> i hit F2 (the partition where fbsd is) and it just prints a carridge
>> return and it sits at "-", it does not spin and proceed as usual. This
> Check the MD5 on the iso image.  Corrupt images will often cause this
> kind of problem.

The checksum is OK. I have burned another CD at a slower speed and using
different software, the problem persists.

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