The following reply was made to PR i386/72334; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: George Mitchell <geo...@m5p.com>
Subject: Re: i386/72334: [boot] FreeBSD 5.3 Beta6 and Beta7 crash on boot on FICVA-503+
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 16:04:03 -0800 (PST)
Problem fixed by setting vm.old_contigmalloc=1 in loader.conf, and I'm
told the underlying problem is fixed in the current kernel sources.
Thanks to Scott Lang for his assistance! -- George Mitchell