Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
i wanted to try out 64 bit support on my ASUS A8V Deluxe with
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
I downloaded 6.1-BETA4-amd64-disc1.iso from the FreeBSD ftp site, burned
a disc an booted from it.
However, it failed:
Waiting 5 seconds for SCSI devices to settle
panic: sym: VTOBUS FAILED
Booting with ACPI disabled or safe mode did not help.
Googling and searching the ML did not show any hints.
It may be due to this:
I tried to install a SCSI card that uses the sym driver on my amd64
machine last week and it had a panic with the same message. It works
fine in an i386 machine but I am unable to use it on my amd64 box.
Someone sent me the card for free and I already have an Adaptec on order
to use with the amd64, but from what I understand that driver doesn't
work with amd64 yet.
If possible, try removing the SCSI card and then trying to boot. It
should work then.
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