Kernel Panic on Install

Todd Kennedy todd at
Thu Nov 20 20:57:47 PST 2003


Thanks for the tip.  I ran memtest86 all day today (about 4/5 cycles) 
and it didn't come up with any errors.

I'm going to try the installer on another motherboard to see if it's 
some odd motherboard/processor combo.

Thanks again.


On Nov 20, 2003, at 8:35 AM, Jason Stewart wrote:

> On 20/11/03 01:24 -0500, Todd Kennedy wrote:
>> Hello...
>> I'm trying to install FreeBSD 4.9 (from the Mini CD ISO) on my system,
>> yet the instant it tries to load the driver for my ethernet card, it
>> has a Fatal trap 12.
> Hi Todd,
> Did you try testing your memory extensively? I've had bad memory work
> fine in one OS and perform really badly in another. Memtest86
> ( has worked well for me in the past, but
> I've had times when it wouldn't work, especially when the BIOS
> reserves a chunk of memory that happens to be bad :)
> Jason

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