Boot stop at "KDB: current backend: ddb"

Peter Grehan grehan at
Sat Jul 16 00:43:28 GMT 2005

Hi Alaor,

> Hi people, I booted the freeBSD CD in a PowerMac G4 (radeon video
> card), and after the message saying to type ENTER the boot proccess
> start but after this two lines, the boot process freeze...
> KDB: debugger backends: ddb
> KDB: current backend: ddb
> Help-me guyz.. I'm having very troubles with freeBSD ppc (the last was
> the "invalid memory access" like I posted in this list), but I really
> want to make it runs in my PPC machine. ={

  Did you do anything different here to get beyond the previous "invalid 
memory access" ?

  Another thing to try is to escape to the FreeBSD loader prompt and 
then "boot -v" - this may give a better indication of how far the boot 
sequence goes before getting stuck.



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