freebsd not boot
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Fri Feb 20 11:01:32 PST 2004
On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 16:21:43 -0000
Pat Saunders <Pat.Saunders at vivista.co.uk> wrote:
> I am trying to run freebsd 4.9 on a PC / IDE architecture.
> I have one IDE drive and two 3COM 3c90 Network Cards and CD-ROM
> The PC will be a dedicated FreeBSD box.
> I have installed freebsd v4.9 , using the whole 4G disk which is
> bootable and installed
> 'Standard MBR - no boot manager' and disabled all the drivers (SCSI)
> that I do not use.
> The problem is when I reboot nothing happens apart from another hard
> reset. The PC then does a Hard reset and the same recursive process
> occurs again. No, useful messages appear at all !!!
> I have created bootable floppies which I can boot from but I am not
> sure what to perform
> next , apart from re-install with different options which result in
> the same depressing results.
> I am not sure what to do regarding the 'Fixit' option as most shell
> commands do not
> Any help would be appreciated.
Well more info on the hardware would be useful...
How far does it get befor it reboots?
Given that you went throught removing all the scsi drivers, I am
guessing this means you made a custom kernel config, could you post
It sounds sorta like something important got removed from the kernel
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