problem booting a new server on FreeBSD

Amitabh Kant amitabhkant at
Wed Jan 12 04:39:16 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 2:03 AM, FRLinux <frlinux at> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 7:16 PM, Robert Bonomi <bonomi at>
> wrote:
> > Try booting _with_ a disk in the CD drive.
> Well, I was at least for the first install since I booted from CD,
> time was the same about 1m to 1m30 before it boots.
> > Also, assuming these are parallel ATA drives, check the master/slave
> jumper
> > settings -- both on the CDROM and any other device on the same
> controller.
> Not a bad idea, have actually to open of the servers tomorrow so will
> check on that.
> Cheers,
> Steph

Try setting hint.atkbdc.0.disabled=”1" and hint.atkbd.0.disabled=”1″ in
/boot/device.hints . This should solve your boot delay problems. If I am not
wrong, it relates to usb keyboard.

With regards


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