system hangs on; "Probing devices, please wait (this can take a while)... "

Bruce Cran bruce at
Tue Jul 20 22:45:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:59:04 -0700 (PDT)
Rich <rl001 at> wrote:

> Any ideas anyone ? I'm stuck. Cannot install FreeBSD on my computer.
> Every other OS besides FreeBSD boots up and installs. What else can I
> check?

It looks like it's stopping/spinning at the section where it parses the
slices/partitions. I don't know why it would be getting stuck there,

Bruce Cran

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