Crashes with Promise controller

Thomas Ronner thomas at
Thu Jun 30 18:06:52 UTC 2011

On 6/30/11 7:31 PM, Christian Baer wrote:
> As far as I can tell so far there isn't any realy kernel panik. But the
> machine resets alright. All I can find in /var/log/messages is what I
> have already written. :-(
> A serial console is easy enough to set up on a Sun for example, but in
> this case, I am running a simple AthlonXP, which has nothing for that
> sort of help. I would need a special card for that and those cose quite
> a bit. :-(

You can use a USB to serial converter. They cost around $20. I don't 
know which one to choose; I've never used one on FreeBSD so hopefully 
someone else can fill me in here.


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