Laptop stuck at bios splash again :-( .(chunk 'ad1s4 ; ad1s2 ,ad1s3 does not start on a track boundary : install issue)

Bruce Cran bruce at
Fri Aug 27 06:29:01 UTC 2010

On Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:13:22 +0530
Mubeesh ali <mubeeshalivm at> wrote:

> It seems like i am awfully unlucky :-( ,getting two bad HDDs in a row
> or iam doing something terribly wrong.
> With my new HDD ;installed ubuntu and this time  installed PC bsd  not
> freebsd ,in a separate partition.
> It booted up once into PC bsd,life was good  and then from next reboot
> .it is stuck at bios splash.
> As Bruce from this list commented to an earlier mail(not booting after
> freebsd install) ,i am assuming my bios (INSYDE bios) doesn't like
> freebsd partitions or freebsd in combination with ubuntu ?

It seems the INSYDE bios is rather poor: other people have had problems
when trying to use TrueCrypt or PGP in

Bruce Cran

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