FreeBSD Failures on Pentium E2180 with nForce nf-610i Chipset mb Asustek P5N-MX

Thierry Herbelot thierry at
Sun Mar 30 12:35:56 PDT 2008

Le Sunday 30 March 2008, Victor M. Blood a écrit :
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > good news if the machine starts correctly !
> >
> > the next step is finding the conditions when the machine does not start,
> > and get a verbose log.
> Problem with 2Gb of memory? WinXP startup and work correct. Without
> hw.physmem="1G" kernel don't start and no any log can be made.

then try other values : 1500Mb, .... to see where it stops

it is your machine, and you are the only one who can try different 

you say that the kernel does not start if you remove hw.physmem="1G" : maybe 
the loader has troubles with the memory map from the BIOS ?


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