ia64/72128: 5.3-beta6 doesn't boot

Jens Axboe axboe at kernel.dk
Sat Oct 9 11:01:56 PDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 08 2004, Arun Sharma wrote:
> On 10/7/2004 11:02 PM, Mark Linimon wrote:
> >This may be processor-specific.
> >
> >http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=72128
> I just tested that the 5.3-beta7 works fine on a 4 way Tiger with 1GB RAM. 
> I don't think there have been critical bug fixes between beta6 and beta7 
> that affect the tiger. Also, on a 4GB machine, FreeBSD ignores RAM above 
> 1GB.
> Jens, were you using a serial console ? FreeBSD doesn't support a VGA 
> console yet on ia64.

I am. I did attach a monitor as well for testing since I didn't know if
freebsd utilized the serial console automatically. I since looked at the
boot loader config and saw that it did and the config was correct.

Jens Axboe

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