NetBSD Problem Report #49239

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Subject: pchb probe crashes installer on Dell FX160 (Atom/SiS)
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>Number:         49239
>Category:       install
>Synopsis:       pchb probe crashes installer on Dell FX160 (Atom/SiS)
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    install-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Sep 26 22:00:01 +0000 2014
>Originator:     Don Y
>Release:        6.1.4/i386
6.1.4 (GENERIC) i386
Booting the stock "GENERIC" kernel on the 6.1.4 install iso image causes the kernel to hang (indefinitely and irrecoverably) on a Dell FX-160.  The problem appears to be related to SiS 671MX (?).
Boot 6.1.4 iso on FX-160
at boot prompt:

userconf disable pchb

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