"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.
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