FreeBSD IA64 on Compaq DL590?

m m at
Thu Feb 10 09:30:38 PST 2005

> From: Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at>
> Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 23:52:28 -0800
> To: m <m at>, <freebsd-questions at>
> Subject: RE: FreeBSD IA64 on Compaq DL590?
> owner-freebsd-questions at wrote:
>> Has anyone successfully booted IA64 BSD 5.3 on a Compaq DL590 machine?
> HP has Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 3.0 running on a DL560
> system here:
> Contact them and ask for a FreeBSD test system on a DL590.

Very cool.

Of course, their system doesn't have the ida(4) driver @ all.  I need to get
this running ASAP, too, so it looks like I'm a bit screwed.

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