"Guillermo Fuentes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Hello there, > > This is the fisrt time I'm trying to install FreeBSD. I really like the > project and I decided to study it and learn from it. > I have not been able to install it in my PC: > Motherboard: M754LMR (http://www.pcchips.com.tw/M754LMR.html): > Video adapter (onboard): NVIDIDA Aladdin TNT2 > Devices (onboard): > ALi M1533 PCI to ISA bridge > ALi M1621 CPU to PCI bridge > ALi M1621 PCI to AGP bridge > > Processor: Celeron 600MHz > Memory: 192MB RAM (-16MB taken to video adapter NVIDIDA Aladdin TNT2 ) > Hard Drive: 4GB > > The problem I'm having is that when the kernel start loading, it gives me > the > following error. > > ... > pci0: <PCI bus> on pcib0 > agp0: <Ali Generic host to PCI bridge> mem 0xd8000000-0xdbffffff at device > 0.0 on pci0 > panic: contigmalloc1: size must not be 0 > Uptime: 0s > Automatic reboot in 15 seconds > > I have search for a posible solution but I have not found anything helpfull. > I flash the EPROM of the motherboard with the last version > (ftp://ftp.pcchips.com.tw/BIOS/M754LMR/) and it din't work. > > I'm getting the same error for FreeBSD 4.8 release or 5.1 current, but in > different moments. > With FreeBSD 4.8 release the installation reach the "Configure X Server" > section and allways fail when I specify the video card I have. Then, when I > reboot, I receive the error message mentioned above. > With FreeBSD 5.1 current the error is show when the Installation CD boots > and try to load the kernel. > > > Can someone tell me if this motherboard and configuration is not supported > by FreeBSD? > What can I do to get my FreeBSD running in this configuration?
My suggestion would be to do the 4.8 installation, without installing X up front. Rebuild a kernel without the AGP device, and then go back and try to install and configure X. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"