[PC-BSD Testing] 7.1.1 - X crashes randomly during install

Arthur A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Sun Jul 12 17:47:36 PDT 2009


>I've been trying a network install of  7.1.1 both as a Virtualbox 
>guest (under Ubuntu) and onto my hard drive without success, despite 
>multiple attempts.
>
>Typically anywhere between 4% and 80% completion X freezes or 
>crashes randomly and causes a hard reset.
>
>I've tried booting without ACPI and in VESA mode but it doesn't seem 
>to make any difference.
>
>My mobo is an ASUS P5K-WS and I am using an Nvidia 8800GT graphics card.
>
>I also tried 7.1. Same problem.

Are you running BIOS 1201 on this board? BIOS older than this had a 
compatibility issue with some PCI-X card.

See if updating your BIOS 
helps:http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=P5K%20WS&SLanguage=en-us

Arthur 



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