5.3-BETA5-i386-disc1 bootstrap failures

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Tue Sep 21 11:40:25 PDT 2004

Scot Hetzel wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 10:36:45 -0700 (PDT), Dan Strick <strick at covad.net> wrote:
>>I just downloaded and burned 5.3-BETA5-i386-disc1.iso and attempted to
>>start an installation.
> Since disabling ACPI didn't work try, disabling APIC at the loader prompt with:
> set hint.apic.0.disabled="1" at the loader prompt
> If this works, you might want to ask Nate if he wants your dmesg
> output and a dump of your ACPI.

The "safe mode" from the daemon loader disables both acpi and apic so 
that's one easy way to do this.


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