amd64/105514: FreeBSD/amd64 - Fails to boot on HP
Pavilion dv8000 Laptop
John Merryweather Cooper
john_m_cooper at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 7 15:14:53 PDT 2007
Scot Hetzel wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR amd64/105514; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "Scot Hetzel" <swhetzel at gmail.com>
> To: "Remko Lodder" <remko at freebsd.org>
> Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org, freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: amd64/105514: FreeBSD/amd64 - Fails to boot on HP Pavilion dv8000 Laptop
> Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2007 14:38:59 -0500
> On 9/24/07, Remko Lodder <remko at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Does this occur with recent 7-CURRENT ISO images as well?
> > Does this occur with other images then the AMD64 one? e.g.
> > the I386 one?
> > Would it be possible for you to see what is going on there?
> I finally had a chance to retest, and so far FreeBSD is failing to boot with the i386 ISO also. I have tested several versions:
> And they all give me the same error:
> corrupt symbol?
> <loader menu>
> /boot/kernel/acpi.ko text=0x53a80 data=0x23a0+0x184c syms=[0x4+0x8590+0x4+0xb030]
> loading required module 'pci'
> ACPI auto load failed - no such file or directory
> int=00000006 err=00000000 efl=00010086 eip=00459b43
> eax=00459bc9 ebx=00459640 ecx=a0000075 edx=000488a0
> esi=00066254 edi=0005bf7c ebp=00094484 esp=0009e440
> cs=0008 ds=0010 es=0010 fs=0010 gs=0010 ss=0010
> cs:eip= f0 e8 57 ff ff ff 89 c2-83 f8 ff 75 d8 83 c7 34
> 81 ff e8 38 b8 c0 75 c3-8b 15 b8 0d bb c0 89 d0
> ss:esp= 40 9b 45 00 90 95 00 00-00 00 00 80 75 00 00 a0
> 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00-00 00 00 00 a0 88 04 00
> BTX Halted
> This was the output of the 7.0-20070928-SNAP-i386-bootonly CD.
> I still get the crash with the FreeBSD/amd64 CD, but the output is unreadable due to it constantly scrolling on the screen. If I hold hold down the space bar as detailed in the PR, it will boot into sysinstall (7.0-20070928-SNAP-amd64-bootonly.iso)
> I used the 7.0 SNAPs from:
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I've had similar failure to boot on my HP Pavillion dv9000 (dv9420us).
I can get it to boot reliability by pressing <spacebar> just after the
BIOS splash screen disappears, and then press <ENTER> at the boot slice
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