FreeBSD 7.0 reboots on Dell 2950
proskurin-kv at fxclub.org
Tue Jan 27 11:23:21 PST 2009
> Proskurin Kirill wrote:
>> Peter wrote:
>>> Try updating to lastest version:
>>> RAID Controller BIOS
>>> RAID Controller Firmware
>> Do you think it can be a problem?
>> It is possible to test it some how?
>> This host is really far away from me.
> Last 3 months I had issues will DELL 1650 and DELL R200.
> In both cases BIOS update fixed it.
> 1) DELL 1650 - FreeBSD did not want to installl, after BIOS udpate all
> went well
> 2) DELL R200 with SATA - no problems
> 2) DELL R200 with SAS, installed well, extremely scary message about
> HDD, after BIOS update, RAID controller BIOS udpate and RAID controller
> firmware udpate all went well
> BTW when the R200 scared me , I got a DELL diagniostic CD with FreeDOS
> and it did full system test. If you can get KVM over IP, have someone to
> put in the CD and 2 hours downtime is acceptable, it is good idea to run
> that CD on your machine.
Well it is possible - but what information it can give me?
Could you explain - just to know if this 2 hours is acceptable for this.
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