FreeBSD 7 load hangs on boot

Steve Bertrand steve at
Wed Dec 17 03:01:47 UTC 2008

ThinkDifferently wrote:
> ...some more interesting errors from bootup...My biz partner seemed
> interested in these (don't know why)...
> hptrr: HPT RocketRAID controller driver v1.1 (Feb 24 2008 10:34:18)
> acpi0: <052008 RSDT1050> on motherboard
> acpi0: [ITHREAD]
> acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
> acpi0: reservation of free00000, 1000 (3) failed
> acpi0: reservation of 0, a0000 (3) failed
> acpi0: reservation of 100000, c7f00000 (3) failed

AFAIK, your RocketRAID should be picked up by the 'twe' driver.

If you run a FreeBSD install disk (as opposed to boot-only), are you
provided with an install location (via sysinstall) as far as hard disks
are concerned?

Is this RAID array something that you can afford to risk losing through


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