FreeBSD 6.0 in VMware

Joao Barros joao.barros at
Tue Nov 29 17:20:41 GMT 2005

On 11/29/05, David Miao <davmiao at> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I installed a freebsd 6.0 in vmware 5.5, why I get a mass of error
> message of "calcu runtime error"?

Quoting Ed (again):

Disable your APIC device, provided you're not trying to run an SMP
kernel in a virtual SMP machine. Disabling the APIC forces FreeBSD to
fall back on the old-fashioned IRQ timers. I think. Anyway, it works.
Or works around. Whatever:

In /boot/loader.conf , add:


Note: This had already been answered on this list.

Joao Barros

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