FreeBSD-7.0-Beta2 (i386) on Opteron?
kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 14 15:10:26 PST 2007
Mark Staudinger wrote:
> I wasn't sure if -questions or -current was the right group, but I searched
> both before posting.
> I'm trying to begin testing FreeBSD-7.0-Beta2, and I have a mixture of Intel
> and AMD-based machines that I work with.
> I'm using the i386 release. I've previously used FreeBSD-4.9R and 6.2R for
> i386 on these machines, but cannot get
> 7.0-Beta2 to work on the AMD machines. These are 100- and 1000-series
> dual-core Opteron CPUs.
> I've tried:
> Updating using source from 6.2-Release
> Installing from 7.0-Beta2 CD
> Installing from 7.0-CURRENT-200710-i386 snapshot CD
> I see a variety of errors, including:
> 1) BTX Halted
> 2) errors when running /bin/sh from /etc/rc
> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1 Undefined symbol "opterr" referenced from COPY
> relocation in sh
> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1 Invalid file format (on multiple binaries)
> various other "undefined symbol" messages
> signal 10, signal 11 on multiple binaries
Sounds like you might have a corrupted installation. Did you verify the
MD5 checksum on the ISO images?
> Has anyone successfully used 7.0-Beta2 for i386 on AMD Opteron-based
> platform? Any suggestions for tracking
> down the problem?
Yes, it works on mine.
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