Boot delay, probably caused by fdc
martin at gneto.com
Fri Sep 9 11:10:32 PDT 2005
Lukas Ertl wrote:
> ... several minutes nothing. Then the boot process resumes normally:
> Trying to mount root from .....
> Booting verbosely and setting kern.geom.debugflags at the loader prompt
> reveals that during this break the GEOM taste process for the (empty) fd0
> floppy device happens.
> Disabling the floppy controller in the BIOS makes the boot delay go away.
I see the same thing with a Intel D945GNT motherboard & current. The
light on the floppydrive is on and if I insert a disk the boot commences
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