hint.uart.0.flags=0x10
hint.uart.0.irq=4
hint.uart.0.port=0x3F8

Would this be a concern for the BIOS/apm?


On Jul 19, 2011, at 2:44, Mygamejw <mygam...@aol.com> wrote:





On Jul 18, 2011, at 13:43, Peter Jeremy <peterjer...@acm.org> wrote:

This belongs in freebsd-questions unless you have reasonable grounds
to believe the problem is ACPI related.

On 2011-Jul-15 17:49:17 -0700, Mygamejw <mygam...@aol.com> wrote:
I recently got FreeBSD 8.1 for a present

Note that FreeBSD 8.1 has been superceded by FreeBSD 8.2, which is
available for download from (eg)
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ISO-IMAGES-i386/8.2/

Do you know which FreeBSD 8.1 image you have?

The issue I am having is related to a possible
hacker who has gotten into her system.

That's unlikely unless you burnt the CD/DVD on that system and it
was corruted by malware on the system.

yet. I wanted to ask before I do because of my inexperience with
FreeBSD. Any time that I try to boot the pc after pressing #6 option I get a crash notice saying the following at the end of a massive reset
notice:

Is there a reason you are using option #6 instead of allowing it to
boot normally?

init: not found in path  /sbin/init:/sbin/
d/sysinstall

THIS IS CORRECT OUTPUT!

I'm not sure if that's what was displayed or you've mis-typed the
message but the correct path is:
/sbin/init:/sbin/oinit:/sbin/init.bak:/rescue/init:/stand/sysinstall
(and it should be loading /stand/sysinstall)

I suspect you either have a corrupt CD/DVD image or (possibly) are
using the bootonly image instead of one of the installation images.
If you have a valid installation image, the screen or so of output
prior to that message would help with debugging - you could take a
digital photo of the screen and post a link.

--
Peter Jeremy

Ok,
It is FREEBSD 8.2 the March release.

Next install I will do a Default bootup and try to install agian.

I saw in the manuals that you want to disable the APCI if the system you have uses apm. This is way I choose option 6

Thanks and I will send the snap shots shortly.

Jon
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