Newbie stuck with kernel config (well sysinstall seams to hang)
david_a_jones78 at yahoo.com.au
Fri Apr 9 21:39:03 PDT 2004
Responses inline. I just tried an lsdev at the console and
it dies when accessing the disk;
disk0: BIOS drive A:
disk1: BIOS drive B
disk2: BIOS drive C
--- "Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P." <kdk at daleco.biz>
wrote: > David Jones wrote:
> You *probably* should just "skip" the kernel
> config....all those
> drivers are legacy hardware (ISA stuff with jumpers for
> etc...) It could be that skipping it would solve an issue
> two, even.
> I certainly see nothing in your list below that FreeBSD
> can't handle with the GENERIC kernel ... it could be that
> fudging with kernel config is breaking GENERIC ....
The install hangs at this point (just before sysinstall
> Hmm, tell us about the CD ....
The CD or CDROM ;) ?
I've just booted a minimal install on vmware so the disk
I'll have to pull the cdrom out to find anymore about it.
> >Im more experienced with redhat, and if I try booting
> >in text mode it dies as soon as it tries to boot the
> That doesn't sound too good. Does removing various
> hardware components help at all?
There is nothing else to pull out except the floppy drive.
> >Thanks for any help at all,
> > Dave
> >PentiumIII MMX 500MHz, 128Mb RAM
> >ATAPI CDROM (Secondary slave)
> >Seagate 3GB Generic IDE Disk Type46 (Primary master)
> >NEC Multisync XV15 monitor
> >Standard PCI Graphics adaptor VGA (in AGP slot) IRQ11
> > [vga0 0 0 ..
> > (I set this with irq sc0 11) Sc0 0 irq11 flags
> >Hard disk controllers;
> > Intel82371AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller IRQ14
> > Primary IDE Controller (dual fifo) IRQ14
> > [ata0 0x1f0
> > Secondary IDE Controller (dual fifo) IRQ15
> > [ata1 0x170
> >Compaq Standard 101/102-key Keyboard IRQ1
> > [atkbdc0 0x60
> > atkbd0 0 irq1 flags
> >Standard serial mouse
> >Floppy drive IRQ6 [fdc0 0x3f0 irq6 drq2]
> >Numeric data processor IRQ13 [npx0 0xf0 irq13]
> >Programmable interrupt controller IRQ2
> > [nothing assigned
> >CMOS real time clock IRQ8 [nothing assigned irq8]
> >System timer IRQ0 [unset irqs appear as 0]
> >PCI to USB controller IRQ12 [psm0 0 irq12]
> >Additional info;
> >Other drivers assigned irqs;
> >sio0 0x3f8 irq4
> >sio1 0x2f8 irq3
> >sio2 0x3e8 irq5
> >sio3 0x2e8 irq9
> >ppc0 0 irq7
> >ed0 0x280 irq10
> >ie0 0x300 irq10
> >lnc0 0x280 irq10
> >sn0 0x300 irq10
> >number of EISA slots to probe: 10
> >Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG
> >Award Plug and Play BIOS Extension v1.0A (PnP OS
> >in BIOS).
> >When booting the BTX info looks like this;
> >BIOS drive A: is disk0
> >BIOS drive B: is disk1
> >BIOS drive C: is disk2
> >BIOS drive C: is disk3 <---??
> That last is a tad unusual ... is the HDD partitioned
> in two pieces?
Not as far as I can see in windows - just 3.2GB FAT32
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