on 13/03/2012 09:35 Jim Pazarena said the following:
Jim Pazarena wrote, On 2012-03-13 12:06 AM:
I see. Could you try 8.3 or 8-stable and see if that boots. I've
most of the USB changes to 8-stable. If 8.3 boots, I believe it is not
problem, but ACPI or PCI most likely or something else.
just downloading 8.3RC1 now, and will burn and attempt install
8.3RC1 boots all the way to the first install screen. So it appears
to NOT have the problem which 9.0 has.
More suggestions would be appreciated.
Hazarding a guess: try changing kern.eventtimer.periodic or
kern.eventtimer.timer via loader.conf or boot prompt.