Subject: Re: fresh install hangs
To: Michael Steinfeld <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 01/17/2006 18:37:23
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 12:31:35PM -0500, Michael Steinfeld wrote:
> My hardware is fine. I have run 3 different OS's on it perfectly.
> This is a NetBSD issue. ALso from searching the mailing lists, I am
> not the first to have this problem.
> The only resolve people keep saying is that you can compile a new
> kernel or disable agp0 ... to me that is not a solution to the
> problem. That is a way to avoid the problem.
> Why would I want to run NetBSD at all if thats the case? It was my
> understanding that
> NetBSD has better HW support than OpenBSD or FreeBSD .... in this
> situation this is not the case, being that both FreeBSD and OpenBSD,
> as well as linux have run on this box without issue....
> oh no, that is not true .. FreeBSD for whatever reason did not like me
> using my Playstation 2 HDD and reported the incorrect drive
> geometry...
> OpenBSD has no problem with that.

Can you please show us details about the hardware? maybe someone
can fix it.