<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > installed 4.9, when i boot i get the message: "panic:contigmalloc1: > size must not be 0" and that's as far as it goes. i dual boot with > linux, the mbr is not a problemm since i can select either os > without problems. anybody know what the problem is and a fix? > appreciate ur help,thanks.
This seems to be one of the symptoms of buggy AGP support in the system firmware. Unfortunately, there is no longer any supported way of installing FreeBSD without it -- AGP is in the GENERIC kernels, and has been for quite some time now. You might try booting to the loader and disabling AGP, but I'm not sure that will help. > incidentally, / on 4.9 is well inside the 8g limit, though it seems > that on freebsd that's not a requirement, at least i haven't seen > any mention of it. The kernel has to be inside whatever *BIOS* limit exists for booting. -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area: resume/CV at http://be-well.ilk.org:8088/~lowell/resume/ username/password "public" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"