Well, I did what im doing since 7 years on desktops! just inserted the cd, startedup the laptop and asked for installation, then the normal procedures, you know? partitioning..etc.. when the installation done, i removed the cd and restarted, but the laptop freeze..on a black screen, blank, nothing..

Do i have to do any speciall thing during installation,
will you help please?
I dunt know what loader u ment, just the default one?

I wish to run freebsd on my laptop as well its on my desktop since years.


Marwan Sultan wrote:
Well, i have HP laptop dv5178us model.

i installed freebsd 6.1, after installation is complete, it will ask you to remove any cd and reboot
till here is fine....

after i reboot, it hangs!!
nothing happens! nothing moves!! just blank black dead screen!!
I installed fbsd again, and the same...infact after the installation is complete and you remove the cd to restart it wont restart even you have to shutoff the laptop and on again..

Anyone can Advice please?

Did you install the boot loader? - which one?


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