A question occured when installing FreeBSD5.3

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Jan 11 06:14:34 PST 2005

Peng Shan <freehomesp at yahoo.com.cn> writes:

> When I use an installing CD to Boot my Computer,it
> stopped at the beginning with this 
> Error:
> acpi_cmbat0:battery initialization failed
> So I know that is because my computer's motherboard's
> battery run out.But because my computer is ASUS
> PortblePC 
> D1,it's unconvenient for me to change the battery.
> Question:
> So I want to know if there is a method to install
> FreeBSD   without the initializing of battery or Skip
> this step?????

The boot menu offers you the option of booting without ACPI.
That should get your system to boot.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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