problems running freebsd 6.0+

Subhro Kar subhro.kar at
Sun Jun 25 03:05:13 UTC 2006

Tom Cruickshank wrote:
> Hello,

Hello Tom,

>     I'm hoping is the correct mailing list for this, if not, please feel
> free to direct me to a more appriopriate one.

You are on the correct mailing list :-).
> I have a box which I'm trying to run FreeBSD on. I can run FreeBSD 5.4 
> on it
> without any problems, but if I try run
> FreeBSD 6.0 or 6.1, at any point in time while the system is running (could
> be on load up or when system is already loaded),
> the computer just *freezes*.  The only thing which can be done 
> afterwards is
> a cold reboot. I hav checked the /var/log/messages
> file and haven't been able to find anything wrong.
> Hardware specs:
> Motherboard: A7N8X-X

The information you have provided is not complete. We would be requiring 
more information to understand what is going wrong. For a start can you 
show us a copy of dmesg and your kernel config file (if you are not 
running a GENERIC kernel).

Thanks and Best Regards

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