gptzfsboot error using HP Smart Array P410i Controller
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 15 16:12:09 UTC 2011
On Sunday, August 07, 2011 5:59:31 pm Xin LI wrote:
> On 08/01/11 06:07, Christoph Hoffmann wrote:
> > Hello,
> > The initial reboot followed the installation of ZFS-only version 5/28
> > system reports error:
> > Attempting Boot From Hard Drive (C:)
> > gptzfsboot: error 1 lba 32
> > gptzfsboot: error 1 lba 1
> > gptzfsboot: No ZFS pools located, can't boot
> > The same installation procedure on older ProLiant with Compaq Smart
> > Array 5i do not cause any problems.
> Looks like for some reason the drive number (%dl) didn't get passed
> through ARGS (by pmbr.s).
MBR boot loaders aren't defined to do that. They pass %dl directly via the
register. For gptboot and gptzfsboot, sys/boot/i386/gptboot/gptldr.S
already stores the saved value of %dl in MEM_ARG.
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