conf/145311: loader.conf can cause boot hang
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Sat Apr 3 02:40:03 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR conf/145311; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com>
To: Henry Grebler <henrygrebler at optusnet.com.au>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: conf/145311: loader.conf can cause boot hang
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:31:35 -0700
On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Henry Grebler
<henrygrebler at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>>Number: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 145311
>>Category: =A0 =A0 =A0 conf
>>Synopsis: =A0 =A0 =A0 loader.conf can cause boot hang
>>Confidential: =A0 no
>>Severity: =A0 =A0 =A0 non-critical
>>Priority: =A0 =A0 =A0 low
>>Responsible: =A0 =A0freebsd-bugs
>>State: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0open
>>Class: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0sw-bug
>>Submitter-Id: =A0 current-users
>>Arrival-Date: =A0 Sat Apr 03 02:00:20 UTC 2010
>>Originator: =A0 =A0 Henry Grebler
>>Release: =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE i386
> System: FreeBSD freew.t-s-f.com.au 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sa=
t Nov 21 15:48:17 UTC 2009 root at almeida.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sy=
> See also http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=3D12850
> I have a loader.conf file which causes a hang at boot time. I suspect
> a bug in the loader.
> When I try to boot, I get to:
> =A0 =A0atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 irq 1 pnp=
id PNP0303 on isa0
> and then nothing, no matter how long I wait. I would expect to see
> this next:
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> irq 1 on atkbdc0
> I've tried all the choices on the loader menu including safe mode
> and single user, all with the same result.
> I'm running a standard kernel.
> The hang still occurs when loader.conf is reduced to:
> snd_ich_load=3D"YES" =A0 =A0 =A0# Intel ICH5
> Each individual line by itself in loader.conf works!
> Further, this does not hang:
Could you try loading up the bootloader prompt and going:
Also, same as above but with boot -v instead of boot? What happens
in those two tries?
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