Before eliminating fdc from the kernel I add another piece of info. If immediatedly after booting I put a floppy into the drive, the booting process goes on without problems.
Any other. softer solution to tis problem. Vittorio Alle 17:51, martedì 30 gennaio 2007, Roland Smith ha scritto: > On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 03:14:49PM +0100, Vittorio wrote: > > I updated my pentium 3 PC Compaq Desktop 450 from freebsd 5.3 (which > > was working like a charme indeed!) to the new 6.2 installing from a CD. > > > > It happens that the boot > > 1) runs smoothly as usual till after the > > probing of the CDs, > > 2) then the boot hangs for about 3 minutes probing > > the floppy (I see the floppy led turned on for the same time), > > 3) > > eventually again smoothly till the end of the booting process. > > > > I > > noticed that the /dev/fd0 device is not found and there's no way to > > mount it. > > Build a kernel without "device fdc". Or maybe disable the floppy in the > bios. > > Roland _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"