Hello, Not a problem at all! Here is the info I get from a dmesg. This was done using FreeBSD 5.4
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FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE #0: Sun May 8 10:21:06 UTC 2005 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC mptable_probe: MP Config Table has bad signature: \^O8\^O ACPI APIC Table: <Nvidia AWRDACPI> Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0 CPU: AMD Sempron(tm) (2004.56-MHz 686-class CPU) Origin = "AuthenticAMD" Id = 0x681 Stepping = 1 Features=0x383fbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA, CMOV,PAT,PSE36,MMX,FXSR,SSE> AMD Features=0xc0480000<MP,AMIE,DSP,3DNow!> real memory = 1610547200 (1535 MB) avail memory = 1568518144 (1495 MB) ioapic0 <Version 1.1> irqs 0-23 on motherboard npx0: <math processor> on motherboard npx0: INT 16 interface acpi0: <Nvidia AWRDACPI> on motherboard acpi0: Power Button (fixed) Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000 acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x4008-0x400b on acpi0 cpu0: <ACPI CPU> on acpi0 acpi_button0: <Power Button> on acpi0 pcib0: <ACPI Host-PCI bridge> port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0 pci0: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib0 agp0: <NVIDIA nForce2 AGP Controller> mem 0xd0000000-0xd7ffffff at device 0.0 on pci0 pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.1 (no driver attached) pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.2 (no driver attached) pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.3 (no driver attached) pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.4 (no driver attached) pci0: <memory, RAM> at device 0.5 (no driver attached) isab0: <PCI-ISA bridge> at device 1.0 on pci0 isa0: <ISA bus> on isab0 pci0: <serial bus, SMBus> at device 1.1 (no driver attached) ohci0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xe5002000-0xe5002fff irq 22 at device 2.0 on pci0 usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0 usb0: USB revision 1.0 uhub0: nVidia OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1 uhub0: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered ohci1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> mem 0xe5003000-0xe5003fff irq 21 at device 2.1 on pci0 usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support usb1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci1 usb1: USB revision 1.0 uhub1: nVidia OHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1 uhub1: 3 ports with 3 removable, self powered pci0: <serial bus, USB> at device 2.2 (no driver attached) pci0: <network, ethernet> at device 4.0 (no driver attached) pci0: <multimedia, audio> at device 6.0 (no driver attached) pcib1: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 8.0 on pci0 pci1: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib1 fxp0: <Intel 82558 Pro/100 Ethernet> port 0xc000-0xc01f mem 0xe4000000-0xe40fffff,0xe0000000-0xe0000fff irq 17 at device 9.0 on pci1 miibus0: <MII bus> on fxp0 inphy0: <i82555 10/100 media interface> on miibus0 inphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto fxp0: Ethernet address: 00:08:c7:b9:f6:5f atapci0: <nVidia nForce2 UDMA133 controller> port 0xf000-0xf00f,0x376,0x170-0x177,0x3f6,0x1f0-0x1f7 at device 9.0 on pci0 ata0: channel #0 on atapci0 ata1: channel #1 on atapci0 pcib2: <ACPI PCI-PCI bridge> at device 30.0 on pci0 pci2: <ACPI PCI bus> on pcib2 pci2: <display, VGA> at device 0.0 (no driver attached) fdc0: <floppy drive controller> port 0x3f7,0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0 sio0: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on acpi0 sio0: type 16550A sio1: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 on acpi0 sio1: type 16550A ppc0: <ECP parallel printer port> port 0x778-0x77b,0x378-0x37f irq 7 drq 3 on acpi0 ppc0: SMC-like chipset (ECP/EPP/PS2/NIBBLE) in COMPATIBLE mode ppc0: FIFO with 16/16/16 bytes threshold ppbus0: <Parallel port bus> on ppc0 plip0: <PLIP network interface> on ppbus0 lpt0: <Printer> on ppbus0 lpt0: Interrupt-driven port ppi0: <Parallel I/O> on ppbus0 atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> port 0x64,0x60 irq 1 on acpi0 atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0 kbd0 at atkbd0 psm0: <PS/2 Mouse> irq 12 on atkbdc0 psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3 orm0: <ISA Option ROMs> at iomem 0xd2000-0xd27ff,0xd0000-0xd17ff on isa0 pmtimer0 on isa0 sc0: <System console> at flags 0x100 on isa0 sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300> vga0: <Generic ISA VGA> at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0 Timecounter "TSC" frequency 2004560508 Hz quality 800 Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec ad0: 76319MB <WDC WD800JB-00CRA1/17.07W17> [155061/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA100 acd0: CDROM <MATSHITA CR-594/YS0B> at ata1-master PIO4 Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s2a And yes I was using a generic kernel when using FreeBSD 6.0 and 6.1 The box froze before I could even think of tweaking it. Thanks for any assistance! Tom Cruickshank -----Original Message----- From: Subhro Kar [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 11:05 PM To: Tom Cruickshank Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: problems running freebsd 6.0+ Tom Cruickshank wrote: > Hello, Hello Tom, > I'm hoping is the correct mailing list for this, if not, please feel > free to direct me to a more appriopriate one. You are on the correct mailing list :-). > I have a box which I'm trying to run FreeBSD on. I can run FreeBSD 5.4 > on it > without any problems, but if I try run > FreeBSD 6.0 or 6.1, at any point in time while the system is running (could > be on load up or when system is already loaded), > the computer just *freezes*. The only thing which can be done > afterwards is > a cold reboot. I hav checked the /var/log/messages > file and haven't been able to find anything wrong. > > Hardware specs: > > Motherboard: A7N8X-X The information you have provided is not complete. We would be requiring more information to understand what is going wrong. For a start can you show us a copy of dmesg and your kernel config file (if you are not running a GENERIC kernel). Thanks and Best Regards Subhro -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.2/372 - Release Date: 6/21/2006 -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.4/375 - Release Date: 6/25/2006 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"