Thanks for the tip. I ran memtest86 all day today (about 4/5 cycles) and it didn't come up with any errors.
I'm going to try the installer on another motherboard to see if it's some odd motherboard/processor combo.
On Nov 20, 2003, at 8:35 AM, Jason Stewart wrote:
On 20/11/03 01:24 -0500, Todd Kennedy wrote:Hello...
I'm trying to install FreeBSD 4.9 (from the Mini CD ISO) on my system, yet the instant it tries to load the driver for my ethernet card, it has a Fatal trap 12.
Did you try testing your memory extensively? I've had bad memory work fine in one OS and perform really badly in another. Memtest86 (http://www.memtest86.com/) has worked well for me in the past, but I've had times when it wouldn't work, especially when the BIOS reserves a chunk of memory that happens to be bad :)
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