Installing FreeBSD 9 on an AMD 64 with 16 GB of memory

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Sep 26 17:19:34 UTC 2011

On 9/25/2011 5:16 AM, Jukka A. Ukkonen wrote:
> Booting proceeded as expected to the point when CD loader 1.2 was found
> and the little rotor started running in the beginning of the line.
>>From that moment on there was absolutely no progress.
> Any hints and pointers about what to try next would be welcome.

I had seen the same symptoms in the past on some motherboards with USB
LEGACY Support enabled in the BIOS. Try and disable that and boot up
from the CD.  You might also have to disable "something or another
handoff" as well that typically is set near the USB Legacy support option.


Mike Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
Sentex Communications, mike at
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Cambridge, Ontario Canada

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