Hello,

I have fixed the problem myself. If anyone ever experience this problem
 the solution is:

Replace cisco BIOS with Dell BIOS for Poweredge 1650, revision 32. Then
FreeBSD 7 install like charm.

Link to DELL's site:

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&releaseid=R68041&SystemID=PWE_PNT_PIII_1650&servicetag=&os=WNET&osl=en&deviceid=159&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=7&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=4&libid=1&fileid=88251


Peter

Peter wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I am trying to install FreeBSD 7.0 on Cisco IDS 4235(pentium III 1.2
> Ghz, 1 GB ram, the device seems quite simialr to Dell PowerEdge 1750
> Server). However BTX loader dies with this message(see screenshot here:
> http://www.aboutsupport.com/freebsd/btx.jpg)
> 
> I tried with both ACPI and Safe mode but still no luck.
> 
> Other operating systems I tried:
> 
> Debian - installs just fine
> FreeBSD 6.3 - installs just fine
> NetBSD 4 - installs just fine
> FreeBSD 7.1 FAILS, even at earlier stage than 7.0, on loader stage.
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> 
> Peter
> 
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