Booting problem

2013-10-09 Thread Babu Kartik
Dear Sir, Please be kind enough to provide solution to the following problem. I have an old, assembled desk top loaded with win7 ultimate. It has got 80 GB hard disk and 1 GB RAM. Earlier there was XP. That time CD drive was not working at all. Subsequently I upgraded to win7. After few days

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Doug Hardie
On 29 January 2013, at 20:25, d...@safeport.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Joshua Isom
On 1/29/2013 10:25 PM, d...@safeport.com wrote: What is the system you are using? What external devices does it have built-in support for? In the absence of any data - how about trying an external hard drive? Why not remove the hard drive, use another system to put FreeBSD on the drive, and

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Fbsd8
Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Doug Hardie
On 30 January 2013, at 05:16, Fbsd8 wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread doug
On Wed, 30 Jan 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: On 30 January 2013, at 05:16, Fbsd8 wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on.

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-29 Thread Mario Lobo
On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the boot process fine and gets to the Bootstrap loader message with

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the boot process fine

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-29 Thread doug
On Tue, 29 Jan 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD

Booting Problem

2013-01-28 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the boot process fine and gets to the Bootstrap loader message with revision 1.1. Then it puts out the machine, date, time the CD was created

Hardware booting problem

2011-09-15 Thread Doug Hardie
I encountered a situation today that I do not understand. This is a very old i386 PC that does not have a usable CD drive. The existing drive uses a very funky SCSI connector that I have nothing for. The system disk is SCSI and there was one additional PATA drive used for additional storage.

Re: Hardware booting problem

2011-09-15 Thread Derek Ragona
At 03:34 AM 9/15/2011, Doug Hardie wrote: I encountered a situation today that I do not understand. This is a very old i386 PC that does not have a usable CD drive. The existing drive uses a very funky SCSI connector that I have nothing for. The system disk is SCSI and there was one

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-20 Thread Anoop Kumar Narayanan
richard.delaur...@gmail.com wrote: Are you able to get to the FreeBSD splash screen (where you get a countdown to startup with a menu of 6 selections)? Yes, It doesn't go beyond that selection most of the time. One of the choices there is boot w/o ACPI; you could try that if you get that

FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-19 Thread Anoop Kumar Narayanan
I have recently installed FreeBSD8.0 on my 5 year old HP laptop with absolute 0 battery backup (behaviour same when batter removed). Installation works fine but when I try to boot into FreeBSD I get to the BTX loader screen, after having made any selection and it pauses for about 15 secs and the

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-19 Thread Richard DeLaurell
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Anoop Kumar Narayanan anoop...@gmail.comwrote: I have recently installed FreeBSD8.0 on my 5 year old HP laptop with absolute 0 battery backup (behaviour same when batter removed). Installation works fine but when I try to boot into FreeBSD I get to the BTX loader

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-19 Thread Anoop Kumar Narayanan
On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 7:49 PM, Richard DeLaurell richard.delaur...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Anoop Kumar Narayanan anoop...@gmail.comwrote: I have recently installed FreeBSD8.0 on my 5 year old HP laptop with absolute 0 battery backup (behaviour same when batter

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-19 Thread Richard DeLaurell
Are you able to get to the FreeBSD splash screen (where you get a countdown to startup with a menu of 6 selections)? One of the choices there is boot w/o ACPI; you could try that if you get that far. Good luck-- Richard On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Anoop Kumar Narayanan

FreeBSD 8.0 Booting Problem on ZV5320US Laptop

2010-03-12 Thread Anoop Kumar Narayanan
I have recently installed FreeBSD8.0 on my 5 year old HP laptop with absolute 0 battery backup (behaviour same when batter removed). Installation works fine but when I try to boot into FreeBSD I get to the BTX loader screen, after having made any selection and it pauses for about 15 secs and the

Re: slice/booting problem

2007-03-05 Thread J. W. Ballantine
: Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: slice/booting problem On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 03:12:55PM -0500, J. W. Ballantine wrote: I have a two disk system, and I'm trying to install FBSD6.2 on slice 2 of the second disk, a configuration that I've had working in the past

slice/booting problem

2007-03-02 Thread J. W. Ballantine
I have a two disk system, and I'm trying to install FBSD6.2 on slice 2 of the second disk, a configuration that I've had working in the past. I'm using the Standard installation, select the second disk (ad1) and create a slice (ad1s2) and then create the partitions within that slice. On that

Re: slice/booting problem

2007-03-02 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 03:12:55PM -0500, J. W. Ballantine wrote: I have a two disk system, and I'm trying to install FBSD6.2 on slice 2 of the second disk, a configuration that I've had working in the past. I'm using the Standard installation, select the second disk (ad1) and create a

Re: Booting problem

2006-06-29 Thread John Baldwin
On Tuesday 27 June 2006 14:07, Winston wrote: I tried to boot via a serial console, so I modified/added the following config files: --- /boot/loader.conf: boot_multicons=YES boot_serial=YES console=comconsole --- /boot.config # wyt:

Booting problem

2006-06-27 Thread Winston
I tried to boot via a serial console, so I modified/added the following config files: --- /boot/loader.conf: boot_multicons=YES boot_serial=YES console=comconsole --- /boot.config # wyt: added -Dh --- Changed

5.2.1 booting problem - hardware, software?

2004-02-26 Thread Grzegorz Burzyski
Witam I got problem with installing 5.2.1 RC2 after i've changed my MBO. Earlier I've used MSI kt4v on VIA chipset and there was no problem. Now I got ABIT NF7-SL on nForce2 chipset and I'm wondering what's goin' on? When I try to install fbsd, installation stops every

Re: 5.2.1 booting problem - hardware, software?

2004-02-26 Thread Przemek Ceglowski
Hi, I've got the same chipset in my mobo. There is some kind of problem with ACPI, so its better to boot without it (either disable it in bios/either choose the right boot option). Later on you will have some more problems with onboard NIC and (if you have one) nvidia gfx. Write to me if you

Re: Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-20 Thread Rishi Chopra
Good news and bad news: Good News: System seems to have recovered. Booting into single user mode and running fsck worked great for / and /var, but did nothing for my /usr partition with all my data. After letting fsck run on my /usr partition for 4 days, the raid controller appeared to stall

Re: Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-09 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 21:12:51 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a summary of my problem so far: Server was idle (e.g. absolutely no processes running aside from csh, ttyv0 and ps) when power was cut; server reports a problem mounting /usr partition upon reboot. I have

Re: Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-09 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 11:44:46 +0200 Ion-Mihai Tetcu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 21:12:51 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a summary of my problem so far: [..] To summarize: 1. See if you have disk activity when fsck seems to be stuck. 2. Try fsck

Re: Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-09 Thread Rishi Chopra
Please see my reply below: Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 21:12:51 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a summary of my problem so far: Server was idle (e.g. absolutely no processes running aside from csh, ttyv0 and ps) when power was cut; server reports a problem

Re: Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-09 Thread Rishi Chopra
I do not have the FIX-IT CD or another FreeBSD machine. Is there another fellow FreeBSD'er in the Bay Area, CA that can volunteer to help me troubleshoot the card as described below (e.g. plug in the card and break to debugger to gather info)? I can drive over to your place or you can come

Booting Problem After Power Loss (fsck)?

2004-02-08 Thread Rishi Chopra
Here's a summary of my problem so far: Server was idle (e.g. absolutely no processes running aside from csh, ttyv0 and ps) when power was cut; server reports a problem mounting /usr partition upon reboot. I have since tried the following: (1) Booted into single-user mode and ran 'fsck' - the

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-04 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 22:35:35 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's some questions: If the server was idle (e.g. absolutely no processes running aside from login shell and terminal and no disk access occurring) does it make sense that the filesystem would have had a problem

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-03 Thread Rishi Chopra
I booted into single-user mode and ran 'fsck' - the latest output to the terminal says: FILE SYSTEM MARKED CLEAN /dev/da0s1e Last Mounted on /usr Phase 1 - check blocks and sizes FILE SYSTEM STILL DIRTY Will fsck continue attempting to fix

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-03 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 01:09:22 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I booted into single-user mode and ran 'fsck' - the latest output to the terminal says: FILE SYSTEM MARKED CLEAN /dev/da0s1e Last Mounted on /usr Phase 1 - check blocks and sizes

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-03 Thread Rishi Chopra
Here's some questions: If the server was idle (e.g. absolutely no processes running aside from login shell and terminal and no disk access occurring) does it make sense that the filesystem would have had a problem after being improperly unmounted? Also, how long should an 'fsck' on a 500GB

Booting Problem

2004-02-02 Thread Rishi Chopra
I'm getting the following error message during startup: /usr: mount pending error: blocks 16 files 1 I'm guessing this orrcured due to a shutdown during background fsck of the filesystem. Will the error fix itself (e.g. will the boot process continue and finally proceed to a prompt) or do I

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-02 Thread Ion-Mihai Tetcu
On Mon, 02 Feb 2004 19:49:50 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm getting the following error message during startup: /usr: mount pending error: blocks 16 files 1 I'm guessing this orrcured due to a shutdown during background fsck of the filesystem. Not necessarily during a

Re: Booting Problem

2004-02-02 Thread Rishi Chopra
Thank you! Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: On Mon, 02 Feb 2004 19:49:50 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm getting the following error message during startup: /usr: mount pending error: blocks 16 files 1 I'm guessing this orrcured due to a shutdown during background fsck of the

diskless/pxe booting problem cont. aka cannot open /dev/ttyv0

2003-10-16 Thread Dave O
Ok, the last problem I was experiencing when the console would just freeze while the kernel was attempting to do the nfs mount was due to a firewall rule. At least, that's what I gathered after scrolling through a tcpdump capture. I don't have the message handy, but it seemed to have been

diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Dave O
I've been experiencing a problem getting a soekris to pxe boot properly. I've tried this with both RELENG_4_8 and RELENG_4 and it still gives me the same problem. I've read and re-read the diskless operation, nfs, and freebsd booting process sections in the handbook, as well as tried to read

Re: diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Wes Zuber
Are you sure that you have a kernel at /tmp ? Your config says that the root / for this boot is really at /tmp --Wes On Oct 14, 2003, at 12:09 PM, Dave O wrote: I've been experiencing a problem getting a soekris to pxe boot properly. I've tried this with both RELENG_4_8 and RELENG_4 and it

Re: diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Dave O
Wes Zuber wrote: Are you sure that you have a kernel at /tmp ? Your config says that the root / for this boot is really at /tmp --Wes Yes, I've placed a stripped and gzipped kernel in both /tmp and, just to be on the safe side, in the /tftpboot directory as well. It seems to me that it

Re: diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Wes Zuber
What about the /tmp/conf/default/etc/fstab ? --Wes On Oct 14, 2003, at 12:37 PM, Dave O wrote: Wes Zuber wrote: Are you sure that you have a kernel at /tmp ? Your config says that the root / for this boot is really at /tmp --Wes Yes, I've placed a stripped and gzipped kernel in both /tmp

Re: diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Dave O
Wes Zuber wrote: What about the /tmp/conf/default/etc/fstab ? --Wes Initially I didn't have anything, not even that directory created. I've created and removed the /conf directory many times and must've confused /conf/base with /conf/default. Re-reading diskless(8) I see that that is

Re: diskless/pxe booting problem...

2003-10-14 Thread Dave O
Wes Zuber wrote: Ah, ok I don't think you can just copy /etc/ straight over without changing a couple of things. We have our setup working but as I recall there were many details. We had to uncover one detail at a time (like you are doing). Here is our rc.conf in /tmp/conf/default/etc/ # --

booting problem after installation of new disk controller

2003-07-19 Thread Casey Scott
I recently added a new disk controller (promise ultra 133) to act as a replacement for the motherboard's controller. I also moved everything from the systems old hard drive to a new hard drive. All is well, except that I can not boot any kernel other than the one specified in

booting problem

2002-07-18 Thread Petre Bandac
when booting: BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.01 Console: internal video/keyboard Bios drive A: is disk0 Bios drive B: is disk1 BIOS 639kB/64448kB available memory FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 0.8 int=005 err= efl=00010202 eip=04f96 eax=8b0675ff ebx=30a39fc0