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Date:      Wed, 31 Jan 2007 19:46:13 +0000
From:      vittorio <vdemart1@tin.it>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 6.2 hangs probing floppy
Message-ID:  <200701311946.13945.vdemart1@tin.it>
In-Reply-To: <20070130175106.GA77892@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
References:  <110735b9fa4.vdemart1@tin.it> <20070130175106.GA77892@slackbox.xs4all.nl>

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Before eliminating fdc from the kernel I add another piece of info.

If immediatedly after booting I put a floppy into the drive, the booting=20
process goes on without problems.=20

Any other. softer solution to tis problem.

Vittorio
Alle 17:51, marted=EC 30 gennaio 2007, Roland Smith ha scritto:
> 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
> > was working like a charme indeed!) to the new 6.2 installing from a CD.
> >
> > It happens that the boot
> > 1) runs smoothly as usual till after the
> > probing of the CDs,
> > 2) then the boot hangs for about 3 minutes probing
> > the floppy (I see the floppy led turned on for the same time),
> > 3)
> > eventually again smoothly till the end of the booting process.
> >
> >  I
> > noticed that the /dev/fd0 device is not found and there's no way to
> > mount it.
>
> Build a kernel without "device fdc". Or maybe disable the floppy in the
> bios.
>
> Roland



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