Hp dc7100 installs 5.4-rc1 from CD but won't boot from HD
kutizs at axelero.hu
Thu Apr 14 10:56:46 PDT 2005
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, John Hawkes-Reed wrote:
> (Which I think covers the problem)
> Boots from CD ok, USB keyboard seems less than reliable, so I'm
> using a PS2 item. Running through 'standard' install appears to
> write data to the (SATA ICH6 controller) disk, but on reboot it sits
> at the F1: FreeBSD prompt beeping every ten seconds.
> Is there likely to be anything obvious I've missed? (Or indeed more
> useful data I can provide.)
I had the same problem recently. What I figured out is that in the BIOS
you can change automatic geometry detection to another one. Don't
remember which. Mail me if you can't find it.
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