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Date:      Mon, 20 Nov 2006 09:04:53 +0800
From:      "Wood, Russell" <>
To:        "Ramesh Subrahmaniam" <>, <>
Subject:   RE: Install
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:owner-freebsd-
>] On Behalf Of Ramesh Subrahmaniam
> Sent: Monday, 20 November 2006 1:33 AM
> To:
> Subject: Install
> Hi
> Where should I  be  asking questions regarding install ?  If this is
> correct forum I have a Sis648-FX motherboard.
> I have two hard drives; one Hitachi and one Western Digital. I also
have a
> In addtition to this I have two Sil 3112 SATA Controllers on which I
> four disks. Overall I have 6 disks. I would like to run Free BSD on it
> make it a NAS box.
> The 6.1 Production release bootonly.iso and the 6.2 RC1 bootonly.iso
> problems getting to install. When I try to install I cannot stop the
> screen from scrolling very very fast. It just seems like some
> interrupt in a continuous loop. This happens as soon as I see the Boot
> from CD image. I cannot see anything meaningful.
> Other than removing the Silicon image controllers what should I do.
> Appreciate any ideas.
> 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.

Russell Wood

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