Hi Glen, On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 10:33 PM, Glen Barber<glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Miguel<luis.hen...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi, >> >> I've been trying to install FreeBSD in my laptop, but without success. I >> started with 7.2, but during installation i got the error: >> >> "No disk found! Please verify that your disk controller..." >> >> Looking at the logs, everything seems fine to me (although its my first time >> on >> the FreeBSD world). I get lines such as: >> >> atapci0: <ATI IXP600 SATA300 controller> [...] >> atapci0: [ITHREAD] >> atapci0: AHCI Version 01.10 controller with 4 ports detected >> ata2: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0 >> ata2: [ITHREAD] >> ata3: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0 >> ata3: [ITHREAD] >> ata4: <ATA channel 2> on atapci0 >> ata4: [ITHREAD] >> ata5: <ATA channel 3> on atapci0 >> ata5: [ITHREAD] >> [...] >> atapci1: <ATI IPX600 UDMA 133 controller> [...] >> ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci1 >> ata0: [ITHREAD] >> [...] >> >> (Note that i wrote these logs manually -- got some photos that I can upload >> to >> some URL if needed.) >> >> So, could not find any issues in the logs, apart from some ACPI errors: >> >> acpi0_check: nexus0 attached >> acpi0_check: acpi0 not-present >> acpi0_check: acpi0 not-present >> acpi0_check: acpi0 not-present >> acpi0_check: acpi0 not-present >> ... >> >> in fact, I have some other ACPI-related errors at the beginning of the logs, >> but >> these are common also on Linux -- I believe these are due to a buggy BIOS, >> which >> unfortunately I am not able to upgrade since I have not windows installed (I >> have a Toshiba Satellite A210). >> > > > [snip] > > >> >> acpi0: Could not initialise SystemIO handler: AE_NOT_EXIST >> device_attach: acpi0 attach returned 6 >> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec >> md0: Preload image </boot/mfsroot> 4194304 bytes at 0xffffffff80fd8660 >> SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched! >> WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance. >> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/md0 >> warning: no time-of-day clock registered, system time will not be set >> accurately >> >> And at this point... nothing else -- system freezes. >> >> Please let me know if anyone has any suggestions for me to have a FreeBSD >> installation on my laptop. I am, of course, available to provide any >> additional >> information you might need to debug the issue. >> > > Can you try booting with ACPI disabled? It should be option 2 from > the loader menu.
Yes, I tried that already with same results. Regards, Miguel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"