[PC-BSD Support] Installer hangs at boot

Ummon Karpe ummonk at gmail.com
Sun Mar 14 17:35:00 PDT 2010


Aha. The FreeBSD installer starts reading of the hardware during boot,
and freezes at:
 acpi0: <APPLE Apple00> on motherboard

I guess I should ask about this at the FreeBSD forums?

- Ummon


On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Ummon Karpe <ummonk at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I will try it. Just will have to read up on using the text-based disk formatter for FreeBSD if it works :).
> - Ummon
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> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Markus Hitter <mah at jump-ing.de> wrote:
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>> Am 13.03.2010 um 02:34 schrieb Ummon Karpe:
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>>> Once the installer is finally loaded, it freezes at the welcome screen. Pressing 1 or Enter does nothing, and I don't need to pause the timer, as it remains at 10. Is there any obvious mistake I might be making?
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>> Unlikely, as all the loader stuff, at least until the kernel is loaded, makes use of the BIOS interface. BSD hardware drivers appear on the scene after that.
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>> Could you try the standard FreeBSD install disk? The 'disc1' thing is sufficient, it should load up into at least the installer.
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>> Markus
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>> Dipl. Ing. Markus Hitter
>> http://www.jump-ing.de/
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