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Re: Shrill, persistent beep booting NetBSD/amd64 6.0

On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 09:01:54PM +1100, Ruben Schade wrote:
> Hi again everyone,
> I've had so much fun with pkgin and NetBSD again on my desktop and my
> VPS, I've decided to install the NetBSD/amd64 6.0 port on my ThinkPad X61s.
> The installer loaded just fine, but at the specific line shown in the
> photo above, the speakers started emitting an ear-piercing shrill
> PC-speaker sound, and didn't stop. I physically couldn't make it through
> the install process, and had to do a hard reset.
> Anyone know why NetBSD would cause a laptop to emit such a noise during
> booting, short of there being a tiny gremlin caught in a fan duct?
> Cheers,
> Ruben

Are you sure, the installation media is intact? Maybe download and
diskdump/burn the isofile again?


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