Booting problems

Toomas Aas toomas.aas at
Wed Feb 23 19:53:26 GMT 2005

Teilhard Knight wrote:

> I am not an expert on FreeBSD and I am not an expert on hardware. 

Neither am I, but...

> The error I get is: "panic no BSP found". Anyone has
> an idea of what that means? I'll give you my configuration file just in 
> case someone takes the trouble to have a look at it. My machine is the HP t730m,
> 3GHz HT, 512 Meg of RAM.


> # To make an SMP kernel, the next two are needed
> options SMP # Symmetric MultiProcessor Kernel
> options APIC_IO # Symmetric (APIC) I/O

BSP sounds suspiciously like something that has something to do with SMP 
(we're getting really technical here, eh?). I would try removing those 
two options from your kernel config and/or disabling Hyperthreading in 
BIOS, if that's an option.


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