Responses inline. I just tried an lsdev at the console and it dies when accessing the disk;
cd@ 0xff5c disk@ 0xef68 disk0: BIOS drive A: disk0a: FFS disk0c: FFS disk1: BIOS drive B disk2: BIOS drive C Any ideas? --- "Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > David Jones wrote: <snip> > You *probably* should just "skip" the kernel > config....all those > drivers are legacy hardware (ISA stuff with jumpers for > IRQ, > etc...) It could be that skipping it would solve an issue > or > two, even. > > I certainly see nothing in your list below that FreeBSD > can't handle with the GENERIC kernel ... it could be that > fudging with kernel config is breaking GENERIC .... The install hangs at this point (just before sysinstall screen) > Hmm, tell us about the CD .... The CD or CDROM ;) ? I've just booted a minimal install on vmware so the disk seams ok. I'll have to pull the cdrom out to find anymore about it. > >Im more experienced with redhat, and if I try booting > that > >in text mode it dies as soon as it tries to boot the > >kernel. > > > > > > That doesn't sound too good. Does removing various > hardware components help at all? There is nothing else to pull out except the floppy drive. > >Thanks for any help at all, > > Dave > > > >Hardware; > >PentiumIII MMX 500MHz, 128Mb RAM > >ATAPI CDROM (Secondary slave) > >Seagate 3GB Generic IDE Disk Type46 (Primary master) > >NEC Multisync XV15 monitor > > > >Standard PCI Graphics adaptor VGA (in AGP slot) IRQ11 > > [vga0 0 0 .. > > (I set this with irq sc0 11) Sc0 0 irq11 flags > 0x100] > > > >Hard disk controllers; > > Intel82371AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller IRQ14 > > Primary IDE Controller (dual fifo) IRQ14 > > [ata0 0x1f0 > irq14] > > Secondary IDE Controller (dual fifo) IRQ15 > > [ata1 0x170 > irq15] > > > >Compaq Standard 101/102-key Keyboard IRQ1 > > [atkbdc0 0x60 > > atkbd0 0 irq1 flags > 0x1] > > > >Standard serial mouse > > > >Floppy drive IRQ6 [fdc0 0x3f0 irq6 drq2] > > > >Numeric data processor IRQ13 [npx0 0xf0 irq13] > > > >Programmable interrupt controller IRQ2 > > [nothing assigned > irq2] > > > >CMOS real time clock IRQ8 [nothing assigned irq8] > > > >System timer IRQ0 [unset irqs appear as 0] > > > >PCI to USB controller IRQ12 [psm0 0 irq12] > > > > > >Additional info; > > > >Other drivers assigned irqs; > >sio0 0x3f8 irq4 > >sio1 0x2f8 irq3 > >sio2 0x3e8 irq5 > >sio3 0x2e8 irq9 > >ppc0 0 irq7 > > > >ed0 0x280 irq10 > >ie0 0x300 irq10 > >lnc0 0x280 irq10 > >sn0 0x300 irq10 > > > >number of EISA slots to probe: 10 > > > >BIOS; > >Award Modular BIOS v4.51PG > >Award Plug and Play BIOS Extension v1.0A (PnP OS > disabled > >in BIOS). > > > >When booting the BTX info looks like this; > >BIOS drive A: is disk0 > >BIOS drive B: is disk1 > >BIOS drive C: is disk2 > >BIOS drive C: is disk3 <---?? > > > > > > That last is a tad unusual ... is the HDD partitioned > in two pieces? Not as far as I can see in windows - just 3.2GB FAT32 Find local movie times and trailers on Yahoo! Movies. http://au.movies.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"