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HP Compaq DC7100: Help! FreeBSD will not boot!


HP Compaq DC7100: Help! FreeBSD will not boot!


I just installed FreeBSD 5.3 on my HP Compaq DC7100. The problem is, that instead of booting to FreeBSD, the computer reboots.

It's kind of hard being any more specific, since all I see is a computer starting and then rebooting immediately, in an infinite loop.

When the BIOS detects my FreeBSD harddrive, it tells me that if I'm running UNIX, I have to add it to the Setup Utility in F10. But there's nothing to add here, and I haven't found no patch for FreeBSD on the HP websites either. I've tried playing with the BIOS as much as possible, ACPI, DMA settings etc.

But apparently, I've been looking at all the wrong places? Thank you so much for your time.

Personally, I'm helpless.
Virtually, I'm humble.

All the best,
Johann Manaf Tepstad