Re: 5.2/5.2.1 installation cd doesn't boot
From: sam (samwun_at_hgcbroadband.com)
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 08:40:15 +0800
"Johann Trimmel" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "sam" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > It is historically shown that *bsd is support well for all Pentinum
> > mortherboard.
> I forgot to mention that I succesfully installed 5.0 on the same
> motherboard with just one harddisk connected to the nForce2 IDE.
> > However, my Gigabyte (PIII) has the exact problem as you have. I burned
> > FreeBSd 5.2.1 Release CD in my notebook and bring it to the Gigabyte
> > machine, but failed to boot and can't even access in the local CDROM.
> > ISO may be have problem which I m not sure, because the CD is
> > the notebook but failed readable in the Gigabyte machine. Is there any
> > when making a proper FreeBSD bootable CD??
> I didn't try yet to access the CD in windows, but I could mount the
> image with Daemon Tools. MD5 sum is ok and there is no special trick
> burning an ISO image (I used Nero).
> Can you turn off the ACPI on your Gigabyte board, or did you already
> try this?
There is no ACPI option in the BIOS setup on my Gigabyte board. May be I
should try 5.0 instead, but I m very ingterest to try out the new feature
set - security enhanced components (eg. MAC) implemented in the 5.2.1