cannot install freebsd 6.0

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Jan 18 19:58:31 PST 2006

On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 07:49:12PM -0800, Stephen Krauth wrote:
> I'm unable to even boot the FreeBSD 6.0 install CD (i386 version).  I have 
> an AMD64 with an Nvidia nForce 3 250Gb based motherboard (MSI K8N Neo 
> Platinum), currently running 4.10-RELEASE. The 6.0 boot cd dies with:
>   panic: pmap_mapdev: couldn't alloc kernel virtual memory
> This happens right after the agp0 load message.  I tried disabling ACPI 
> with no luck.
> Please help!  I've been a FreeBSD user for almost 10 years and it would be 
> disappointing to give up now...

Did you

a) Verify the checksum of your iso image,


b) Try the amd64 version?

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