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Date:      Mon, 20 Nov 2006 09:04:53 +0800
From:      "Wood, Russell" <Russell.Wood@rac.com.au>
To:        "Ramesh Subrahmaniam" <svr_fremont@yahoo.com>, <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: Install
Message-ID:  <D6B5375CBC761B4BAD78E414B4BB55724A21F0@mercury.rac.com.au>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Ramesh Subrahmaniam
> Sent: Monday, 20 November 2006 1:33 AM
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Install
>=20
>=20
> Hi
>=20
> Where should I  be  asking questions regarding install ?  If this is
the
> correct forum I have a Sis648-FX motherboard.
> I have two hard drives; one Hitachi and one Western Digital. I also
have a
> BTC DVD-ROM.
>=20
> In addtition to this I have two Sil 3112 SATA Controllers on which I
have
> four disks. Overall I have 6 disks. I would like to run Free BSD on it
> make it a NAS box.
>=20
> The 6.1 Production release bootonly.iso and the 6.2 RC1 bootonly.iso
have
> problems getting to install. When I try to install I cannot stop the
> screen from scrolling very very fast. It just seems like some
unhandled
> interrupt in a continuous loop. This happens as soon as I see the Boot
> from CD image. I cannot see anything meaningful.
>=20
> Other than removing the Silicon image controllers what should I do.
> Appreciate any ideas.
>=20
> Thanks
> Ramesh

I would recommend disabling as much as possible in the BIOS just so you
can get the installation done. Then one by one re-enabling everything to
look for the issue.

Regards,
Russell Wood


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