Can't load 'kernel' while boot for installation
sullrich at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 11:02:05 PDT 2005
On 9/8/05, Roger Grosswiler <roger at gwch.net> wrote:
> I owe a Dell Optiplex GX1 - which i try to install FreeBSD 6.0.
> When i boot from the CD, BIOS drive CD gets recognized:
> BTX loader 1.00
> BIOS CD is cd0
> BIOS drive A: is disk0
> BIOS drive C: is disk1
> then, the bootstrap follows
> Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf
> /boot/kernel/kernel text=0x482d70 data=0x81140+0x9cb04
> Consoles: internal video/keyboard
> BIOS drive C: is disk0
> and here we are:
> Can't work out which disk we are booting from.
> Guessed BIOS device 0xffffff not fund by probes, defaulting to disk0:
> can't load 'kernel'
> OK _
> What can i do, that i can install FreeBSD? Can i indicate cd0: on the
> BTW. i tried it also on 5.4 - same effect...
Same problem here. On about 9+ machines but the problem stems after
an upgrade, not a fresh install.
Can you try whats listed here:
We're searching all over for the culprit but still have not located
anything useful as of yet.
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