no boot or boot loop

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Thu Feb 16 23:26:42 PST 2006

At 10:37 PM 2/16/2006, Ron Whyte wrote:
>hello FreeBSD,
>I have tried several versions of FreeBSD and have not been able to get any
>of them to run on my system.
>Linux and M$ runs fines - I hate M$
>But every BSD either hangs on splash screen or - it enters a continuous
>splash screen- reboot loop.
>I have tried every option I can find to no reward.

A little more info regarding what you tried would help.  No way for 
us to know what you can find :)

Model numbers are good too.  What Motherboard do you have? what BIOS? etc..

Having said that, the first thing I would suggest is disable ACPI and 
see if that makes a difference.


>I get no error messages
>I have tried 3 different hard drives thinking it might be a messed MBR but
>even a fresh drive makes no difference
>What is missing?
>please help
>my system is running an AMD Duron at 1.3 MHz with 380megs ram
>R Glen Whyte
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