Problem booting

Roland Smith rsmith at
Mon Jul 28 20:13:20 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:58:06AM -0500, Brian Wood wrote:
> I have PCBSD 10 installed on an HP desktop with
> a RT5390 wireless adapter.  The boot hangs with
> ral0:  needs multicast update callback

My wireless adapter gives the same warning, but the machine doesn't hang
(that's on 10-STABLE amd64, btw).

> I looked for a way to disable the wireless adapter in bios
> but didn't find one.  Or at least what I tried didn't help.
> Any suggestions?  Thanks.

You can put


in /boot/device.hints. That will disable the device.

But it is not sure that this device is the cause of the hang.

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