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Date:      Tue, 1 Jul 1997 08:38:39 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "M. L. Dodson" <>
To:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG,
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD installation failure
Message-ID:  <>

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You know, you would have better response if you put at least one space 
between your paragraphs and broke this stream of consciousness into
manageable chunks.  I really can't be bothered to wade through this

Does anyone know why have emails with this kind of "format" are
considered "cool"?

Bud Dodson

> I'm writing you today because for about a week now I'm trying to install
> FreeBSD on my system.I am installing it from a recent cd-rom media edition
> 2.2.2 release.Ok lets start off with the problem.When I boot from only my
> cd-rom to enter the installation stage everything starts out fine.It boots
> up successfully my kernel and bringing me to the next step that is the
> kernel configuration table.From there I have 3 choices to make so I always
> chose the visual mode for kernel entry modifications.Next I arrive at
> another screen that is my userconfig table and theres my big problem.At the
> top of the screen it tells me that I have 23 conflicts which means that my
> devices are conflicting with one another.Now my only choice I have in order
> to fix the problem is to reconfigure every device to avoid conflicts.So
> what I did was to disable any drivers in the active range of the list that
> wasn't present in my system and altering the drivers parameters in the
> editor table.After I pressed the q key to save the parameters and
> exit.After I was presented with a type of menu describing the type of
> installation I wanted.I chose the novice installation as recommended not to
> lose important things during setup.Now I have a dialog box telling me that
> my system has been installed with errors and I should go trough the
> debugging process of VTY1 which I don't have a clue of what that means.Then
> I rebooted my system for startup.I also need to mention that at some point
> during the installation I encountered 2 panic incidents that forced my
> system to shutdown.The 2 panic strings that were caught was a signal 10 and
> 11.I hope I gave you all the details needed to resolve the problem and if
> you need more details or info please feel free to let me know.Thank you for
> your time and understanding.
> Best Regards.
> Mark

M. L. Dodson                      
409-772-2178                                FAX: 409-772-1790

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