i386/95045: Installation CD of FreeBSD 5.2 (or newer) not booting
on MS-9211 server
creagel at sloane.cz
Tue Mar 28 15:00:32 UTC 2006
>Synopsis: Installation CD of FreeBSD 5.2 (or newer) not booting on MS-9211 server
>Arrival-Date: Tue Mar 28 15:00:30 GMT 2006
>Originator: Miroslav Chlastak
>Release: FreeBSD 5.2 and newer
As soon as my machine boots off the CD, I get a memory dump of some sort followed by "BTX Halted" ...
Boot from CD: CD Loader 1.01
Building the boot loader arguments
Looking up /BOOT/LOADER... Found
Relocating the loader and the BTX
Starting the BTX loader
BTX loader 1.00 BTX version is 1.01
Console: internal video/keyboard
BIOS CD is cd0
int=0000000d err=00000000 efl=00030046 eip=00009066
eax=000000f8 ebx=00002820 ecx=00000000 edx=000008ee
esi=00009701 edi=00001f98 ebp=000000a0 esp=00001800
cs=0000 ds=0000 es=0000 fs=0000 gs=0000 ss=0000
cs:eip=0f 01 1e d6 96 0f 01 16-d0 96 0f 20 c0 66 83 c8
01 0f 22 c0 ea 7f 90 08-00 31 c9 b1 10 8e d1 b1
ss:esp=0a 69 6e 74 3d 30 30 30-30 30 30 30 64 20 20 65
72 72 3d 30 30 30 30 30-30 30 30 20 20 65 66 6c
BTX Halt dumps this info to my screen over and over in an infinite loop. Only a power down stops it.
I forced my IDEs to use PIO as suggested in one discussion, no worky. I've disabled all unneeded items in the BIOS, including unused IDE channels, USB, onboard LAN, still no fix. I've verified that my RAID drivers work with 5.2 (or newer) as seen in other dicussions. I've verified the MD5 of this disk before burning, and I've also used this very CD to install on another machine with no problems.
If I create a booting floppies so then boot is normal worky.
The 5.1 and 4.10 CDs boot just fine.
MSI P1-1000 1U Rackmount
Motherboard says: "MS-9129 Ver 1"
BIOS Version: W9211MS v1.0 121002 19:07:50
RAID BIOS: MB FastTrack "Lite" 2.00.1030.27
2048MB PC266 RAM
IDE1 Master: NONE
IDE1 Slave : NONE
IDE2 Master: CD-ROM (Mitsumi SR244W1)
IDE2 Slave : NONE
ATA Raid: (2) 120GB configured as RAID1 Mirror.
Boot installation CD of Freebsd 5.2 or newer.
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