On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Olaf Leidinger<leid...@web.de> wrote: > Dear list, > > I'd like to install FreeBSD 7.2 on my computer for testing purpuse and > eventually remove my Linux installation. Using FreeBSD in VirtualBox > works fine, so far. I can't install it on my real hardware, as the > installation media won't boot: > > http://www.flickr.com/photos/41639...@n06/3835572003/ > > The boot menu appears, but as soon as I press a button OR around one > second elapses I get a message from the bootstrap loader (have a look at > the image). > > Can't work out which disk we are booting from. > > And the system seems frozen. This happens with the AMD64 install media. > Using i386 install media I get the same message, but the system reboots > automatically. Even the PC-BSD install media have the same problem. > > My hardware: > > Gigabyte board with AMD 770 chipset, two SATA disk in AHCI mode, an IDE > DVD drive (so nothing special). >
Try disabling AHCI. I had to do that on an Intel board. > Other bootable optical disks (e.g. using isolinux or grub) work fine. > > What might be the problem? > > Thanks a lot for your help, > Hope it does help. :-) -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ 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"