booting beta3 on A7N8X

Lee Harr missive at
Sun Sep 12 14:56:29 PDT 2004

>>>>Recently I found out that I can make the system boot
>>>>4.10-stable by disabling firewire in the kernel. Otherwise
>>>>it freezes up while booting.
>>Well... my thought was [...]

On 2004-09-12, freebsd at <freebsd at> wrote:
>I missed the first part of this thread, but have you tried disabling
>firewire in bios?

That works perfectly.  Thank you.

On 2004-09-12, Joshua Tinnin <krinklyfig at> wrote:
>Well, I'm not entirely sure, either, but in any event I don't think
>you'll need to go that far. However, I think you'll probably have to
>stick with 5.x so that your hardware will be supported.

Thanks for your help. Once I disabled firewire in the BIOS, the
5.3-beta3 booted and installed just fine.  :o)

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