installation problems of FreeBSD 7 beta 2 on Dell D610 (multiboot con solaris, linux, winxp)

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Tue Nov 27 06:51:43 PST 2007

> Stefano & stable@
> I saw similar installing 7.0-BETA3 on my Digital HiHote Ultra
> I'll look for right syntax. eg maybe hw.ata.ata_dma=0 etc starting
> in my

Safe mode (Hit Key 3 after it asks for boot floppy 2nd time 
	(Im using floppy as my cd drive doesnt like my cd-rw media, just cd-r)
This sets hw.ata.ata_dma to 0, with this my laptop is now in middle
of a minimal install, reading distrib via a pcmcia ep0 ethernet.
Good luck.

Julian Stacey. Munich Computer Consultant, BSD Unix C Linux.
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