Subject: Re: nVidia motherboards?
To: Richard Rauch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
Date: 10/18/2003 13:38:30
On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 09:57:06PM -0500, Richard Rauch wrote:
> When I try to boot from CD, the video drops out. I can't tell that anything
> is happening with the boot from CD. (The disk spins, stops, spins some more,
> etc. It seems to stick in that cycle.) This is with the ISO image that you
> put up a little while ago. (20031005, I think.)
> I am able to get into its BIOS and poke around. I also am using a disk, for
> now, salvaged from an i386 machine (with NetBSD 1.6 on the disk). That gets
> partway through a boot and displays messages but (of course) locks up.
Well, that's odd. I've never seen this happen, not even with NetBSD/i386.
NetBSD/i386 should boot just fine on an amd64 machine as well.
I can't think of a software issue that causes this offhand. Trying a
different video card may be a good idea.. Losing image altogether
is just not right.
Frank van der Linden firstname.lastname@example.org
NetBSD. Free, Unix-like OS. > 45 different platforms. http://www.netbsd.org/