Newbbie Issue (JP) - installing FreeBSD 8.1 on a HP Notebook
mygamejw at aol.com
Tue Jul 19 09:56:16 UTC 2011
Would this be a concern for the BIOS/apm?
On Jul 19, 2011, at 2:44, Mygamejw <mygamejw at aol.com> wrote:
> On Jul 18, 2011, at 13:43, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at acm.org> wrote:
>> This belongs in freebsd-questions unless you have reasonable grounds
>> to believe the problem is ACPI related.
>> On 2011-Jul-15 17:49:17 -0700, Mygamejw <mygamejw at aol.com> wrote:
>>> I recently got FreeBSD 8.1 for a present
>> Note that FreeBSD 8.1 has been superceded by FreeBSD 8.2, which is
>> available for download from (eg)
>> Do you know which FreeBSD 8.1 image you have?
>>> The issue I am having is related to a possible
>>> hacker who has gotten into her system.
>> That's unlikely unless you burnt the CD/DVD on that system and it
>> was corruted by malware on the system.
>>> yet. I wanted to ask before I do because of my inexperience with
>>> FreeBSD. Any time that I try to boot the pc after pressing #6
>>> option I
>>> get a crash notice saying the following at the end of a massive
>> Is there a reason you are using option #6 instead of allowing it to
>> boot normally?
>>> init: not found in path /sbin/init:/sbin/
> THIS IS CORRECT OUTPUT!
>> I'm not sure if that's what was displayed or you've mis-typed the
>> message but the correct path is:
>> (and it should be loading /stand/sysinstall)
>> I suspect you either have a corrupt CD/DVD image or (possibly) are
>> using the bootonly image instead of one of the installation images.
>> If you have a valid installation image, the screen or so of output
>> prior to that message would help with debugging - you could take a
>> digital photo of the screen and post a link.
>> Peter Jeremy
> It is FREEBSD 8.2 the March release.
> Next install I will do a Default bootup and try to install agian.
> I saw in the manuals that you want to disable the APCI if the system
> you have uses apm. This is way I choose option 6
> Thanks and I will send the snap shots shortly.
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