Installing Free BSD 5.2.1

Robert Storey y2kbug at
Thu Apr 29 18:53:08 PDT 2004

Before doing anything else, I think you should test the CD in another computer.
I've had perfectly good CDRs suddenly go bad. I nearly replaced my CDROM drive
thinking it was defective, only to discover that it was the CDR itself (which
had been working fine just a few days earlier). CDRs are not as "permanent" as
the manufacturers claim - I just threw out a whole bunch of 50 CDs because they
proved to be so unreliable.


On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 09:35:15 -0700
"MrBluez2U" <mrbluez2u at> wrote:

> My system hangs when installing 5.2.1.  It boots from the CD & then begins
> to boot the kernel.  It hangs at the line "Time counters click every 10.000
> msecs".  I've reset the BIOS to defaults.  The board is an ASUS A7N8X with
> Nvidia chipset.  The install CD is good because I've successfully installed
> on other computers.  Does anyone have any ideas?

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