When installing with 5.0-RELEASE, I get an error while booting from the
Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while in kernel mode
ad0: READ command timeout tag=0 serv=0 - resetting
ata0: resetting devices...
When installing 4.5-RELEASE, I get an error after I enter CLI mode:
Probing devices, please wait (this can take awhile)...
> necessarily get much help here (in comp.unix.bsd.freebsd).
> See http://www.freebsd.org/support.html for better ideas...
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> > I am running a P4 2.66 GHz, 512 MB RAM ASUS MB (P4SDX) and am trying to
> > install 4.5-RELEASE and 5.0-RELEASE. In both cases, I boot from the
> > and probe hardware everything is fine. Suddenly, while the kernel is
> > booting and finding hardward, the install restarts (I assume the
> > the 'devices' and the system hangs. This happens on both release
> > have. The fact that it happens in both versions indicates it is not a
> > or 5.0 thing, but a hardward issue. Does anyone have any idea what I
> > to check this out and circumvent the boot hang? This MB has a new SiS
> > chipset which made me queesy when I bought it because it was so new, so
> > not expect to find it on a HCL yet.
> You don't mention exactly what point it hangs (that could give a hint
> of the source of the problem), but you should probably try the kernel
> configuration to avoid driving hardware you don't have -- or at least,
> don't need for installation.