Thanks for your reply. I'll give it a try. Lucas
On Feb 20, 2010, at 5:00 PM, Ivan Voras wrote: > Lucas Wang wrote: >> I tried to install Freebsd 8.0 on one of our lab machines, which is >> SunFire v20z. After successfully installing it from CD, I followed the >> following steps trying to update the kernel and world: >> cvsup >> make buildworld >> make buildkernel >> make installkernel >> reboot >> mergemaster -p >> make installworld >> Everything was fine until the `make installworld` process run for a while >> and then got stuck, after that it won't respond to Ctrl-C. When I tried to >> login from another tty, it doesn't respond either. I even tried installing >> the machine from scratch >> several times, and at different times it got stuck when installing different >> libraries. I would really appreciate any ideas about why this could happen >> or how >> to solve it. > > If you have an AMD CPU of a recent generation, Try adding > > vm.pmap.pg_ps_enabled=0 > > to /boot/loader.conf and rebooting. This disables Superpages - there is a CPU > bug on some of those. > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ 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"