FreeBSD 9.0-BETA2 memstick USB image hangs my BIOS
kob6558 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 05:07:39 UTC 2011
On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:03 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 26 September 2011 12:56, Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I suspect that the thumb drive is the issue, not FreeBSD.
> I've booted the drive successfully on an older Via C3 board.
> I'm now watching it boot successfully on a Gigabyte GA-8I915PC Duo board.
> I'm going to try dumping a Linux distro on this USB disk after I get
> PCBSD 9.0-BETA2 installed. That way I can try to eliminate the USB
> disk as being "funny".
> (Although it's quite possible the USB disk is doing other funny things.)
> I really do think that this BIOS of mine dislikes a GPT partition
> inside an MBR/DOS setup. If this is the case, I wonder how many other
> motherboard/BIOSes have this problem.
I may not have been entirely clear. The Android and the BIOS in my laptop seem
to have an issue. The Thunderbolt does not seem to block boot on other systems,
just my T520.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer - Retired
E-mail: kob6558 at gmail.com
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