FreeBSD doesn't boot at Supermicro H8SSL-i2

Thomas Krause freebsd-stable at
Mon Nov 6 14:26:45 UTC 2006

> Check that the USB speed setting in the BIOS is set to its defaults,
> either HiSpeed or FullSpeed, I don't remember exactly.  If I change
> it, it similarly hangs on boot, but I'm using FreeBSD/amd64 on it.

Thanks very much for your hint! FreeBSD boots with

USB 2.0 Controller Mode: Fullspeed


BIOS EHCI Hand-off: Enable

BTW: There is no way to disable USB completely?


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