I had this problem when I was using an older model motherboard with only 64k memory. I moved HD to an newer pc to install FreeBSD to HD them returned HD to first box and all was ok. Then configured FreeBSD OS on older box with out any problems after that.
Read 6.0 notes about dropped support for i386 cpu which I think is the cause of problem -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Nagy László Zsolt Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 8:53 AM To: Jeff Rollin; email@example.com Subject: Re: Problem installing FreeBSD 6.0 Jeff Rollin wrote: > could you post the partition layout? (i know you said you used > automatic partitioning but the size of the filesystems varies > depending on the size of the slice.) Slices screen: Disk name: ad0 Geometry: 14596 cyls/255 heads/63 sectors = 234484740 sectors (114494 MB) Offset | Size(ST) | End | Name | PType | Desc | Subtype | Flags 0 | 63 | 62 | - | 12 | unused | 0 63 | 92164842 | 92164904 | ad0s1 | 4 | NTFS/HPFS/QNX | 7 92164905 | 73384920 | 165549824 | ad0s2 | 8 | freebsd | 165 165549825 | 68941118 | 234490942 | - | 12 | unused | 0 Partitions screen: Part | Mount | Size | NewFs | Part ad0s2a | / | 512MB | UFS2 | Y ad0s2b | swap | 4070MB | SWAP | ad0s2d | /var | 3059MB | UFS2+S | Y ad0s2e | /tmp | 512MB | UFS2+S | Y ad0s2f | /usr |27678MB | UFS2+S | Y I choose option 6 "Kern-Developer - Full binaries and doc, Kernel sources only" Then I get the error while I see this: "Extracting base into / directory" Best, Laci _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"