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Date:      Tue, 30 Jan 2007 18:51:06 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        Vittorio <vdemart1@tin.it>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 6.2 hangs probing floppy
Message-ID:  <20070130175106.GA77892@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <110735b9fa4.vdemart1@tin.it>
References:  <110735b9fa4.vdemart1@tin.it>

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On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 03:14:49PM +0100, Vittorio wrote:
> I updated my pentium 3 PC Compaq Desktop 450 from freebsd 5.3 (which=20
> was working like a charme indeed!) to the new 6.2 installing from a CD.
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> It happens that the boot=20
> 1) runs smoothly as usual till after the=20
> probing of the CDs,=20
> 2) then the boot hangs for about 3 minutes probing=20
> the floppy (I see the floppy led turned on for the same time),=20
> 3)=20
> eventually again smoothly till the end of the booting process.
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>  I=20
> noticed that the /dev/fd0 device is not found and there's no way to=20
> mount it.

Build a kernel without "device fdc". Or maybe disable the floppy in the bio=
s.

Roland
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R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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