Whats your motherboard make and BIOS version? Off late I have seen
some Phoenix BIOS incorporate something called "Enhanced MEmory
Driving" Signals which are necessary to make some DRAMs work
correctly.

Regards
S.


On Mon, 6 Sep 2004 22:01:07 -0400, JJB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Pedro
> I do not understand what you mean by
> "I just reinstalled the my "win boot device" and obviously, windows
> started to run again."
> What is a win boot device?
> 
> Are you trying to say you reinstalled windows from scratch using the
> MS/Windows install cd?
> That you lost your old windows partition and all the data in it?
> 
> Or that this win boot device thing fixed your hard drive so the
> FreeBSD operating system boot menu F1 boots your windows system and
> F2 boots your 5.3 FreeBSD system?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of pedro
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 9:15 PM
> To: jason
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: MBR problem with FreeBSD 5.3 beta
> 
> Ok,
> 
>    I just reinstalled the my "win boot device" and obviously,
> windows
> started to run again... although the horrible "beep" problem happens
> everytime I reboot my pc from FreeBSD (whenever I boot my pc from
> windows,
> it resets normally!). According to my motherboard manual, the beep
> sound
> matches the one that is described as no DRAM installed or detected.
>    As told by one of you guys here, about the LBA, I just couldn't
> find any
> option in my bios to change this... :(
>    I tried to load my bios default configuration (in order to clear
> whatever the FreeBSD instalation has done to it) but the problem
> remained...
>    Does anyone have any idea about what to do?
> 
> I just got happy when I saw you answered my question,
> Thank you.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jason" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Pedro n/a" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 2:51 AM
> Subject: Re: MBR problem with FreeBSD 5.3 beta
> 
> > Pedro n/a wrote:
> >
> > > In the first time I rebooted my computer, after I've finished
> the
> > > installation of this version, my motherboard started to beep and
> I
> > > didn't know what to do.
> > > After reseting the computer I realized that I could no longer
> "boot"
> > > my Windows. I did selected it from BootMng and it gave no
> response.
> > > Even though I tried to use FDISK /MBR to rewrite the MBR, all my
> > > effords were in vain and I couldn't start windows again.
> > > Recently I've reinstalled an old release version (trustworthy)
> but
> > > windows still unable to boot.
> > > Does anyone know anything that  could be helpful?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Pedro
> > >
> > >
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> > Can you boot freebsd?  What was the beep code, you mb manual will
> tell
> > what it means.  Sounds like a hardware problem with the beeping.
> Try
> > looking for a boot disk image online and boot windows from that.
> I have
> > 5.3beta3 from yesterday, no problems.
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