Tested with FreeBSD 8.0, PC-BSD 8, as well as FreeBSD 8.1 beta. Hardware is an HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop. When I put in the BSD DVD to install, I get the cd loader, and up to the line '/boot/kernel/kernel text=0x8d9548'. The computer sits there for a minute or two, before rebooting itself.
I found, however, that if I hit escape in bios and explicitly choose to boot from the CD/DVD drive, the install will work just fine.
Explicitly choosing to boot from cd/dvd.
How-To-Repeat: Burn FreeBSD iso, put in drive and turn it on :-).
Here is the output from lshal on that machine.
This could be machine-specific.
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