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Date:      Mon, 14 Sep 1998 14:05:50 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Aled Treharne <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Kernel panic on boot from install flp
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bddfdc$7fdb2770$>

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On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Aled Treharne wrote:

> I'm having a bit of a problem with installing FBSD on my machine. I
> have the 2.2.5 CD set, and having written a boot floppy I get the
> following messages:

> boot:
> booting 0:fd(0,a)kernel @ 0x279000
> text=0x12a000 data=0x0 bss=0xa00 symbols=[+0x600+0x4+0x270+0x4+0x1f4]
> total=0x3a446c entry point=0x279000
> Uncompressing kernel ... done
> Booting the kernel
> Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while in kernel mode
> I have a Cyrix M2 200 on a PCChips 512K cache TX m/b, 64Mb SDRAM
> (DIMMS), S3Trio64V2 2Mb, SB16 compat sound card, x24 CDROM (master on
> secondary IDE), 2.1Gb HDD (master on primary) 8.4Gb HDD (slave on
> Primary).

Please try 2.2.7-RELEASE.  2.2.5 may not have supported the M2 chip yet.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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