7.0-RC2 will not install

Jason Morgan jwm-freebsd-questions at sentinelchicken.net
Tue Feb 26 04:37:12 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 09:32:57PM -0500, leegold wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying FreeBsd 7.0-RC2.
> Disk 1 will not boot. 
> I think it's my new SATA DVD drive causing the trouble. 
> dmeg during boot:
> ...
> ...
> ...
> acd0:DVDR <Mad Dog CDDVDW TS-H6538/MD00> at ata4-master SATA ISO
> GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider acd0 is iso9660/FreeBSD_Installs
> amass0: CBI reset failed, TIMEOUT
> ...
> and it freezes right here.

Try booting with ACPI disabled. I have the same problem with an older
system; have to run without ACPI on 7.0 for some reason. 6.3 worked
fine. I posted twice here regarding the problem but never received a
reply. Let the list know if it is an ACPI issue.


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