What is Freebsd 5.3 safe mode ?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Tue Feb 22 10:55:52 GMT 2005

"John Palmer" <drgnut at hotmail.com> writes:
> I have installed Freebsd 5.3.  When the machine boots up, it gives me
> several options if I want to boot up in Default Mode, Safe Mode,
> Single User mode, etc.  I understand Single user mode.  What is the
> difference between Safe Mode and Default Mode?

Safe mode disables ACPI, the APIC, ATA and ATAPI DMA, ATA write
caching, and all EISA devices.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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