Install bug - 4.9 stable - post install circular reboot
ian j hart
ianjhart at ntlworld.com
Mon Jan 12 15:28:35 PST 2004
On Monday 12 January 2004 10:48 pm, Doug White wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2018, Kevin Berrien wrote:
> > I can confirm an issue posted Dec 3rd, freebsd-stable maillist, titled
> > "4.9 install buglet".
> > I experience this bug running the install (various configurations) 100%
> > of the time. After install, after system reboot, the boot loader comes
> > up with F1: FreeBSD, and reboots continually forever. To test, I made 3
> > installs without issue using 4.8. So first, I'd like to confirm the bug
> > report, and ask the following.
> Please qualify "reboots continutally forever." It reboots after printing
> the F1: FreeBSD message, or after you press a key, or what?
> This sounds like a BIOS issue. boot0 uses only BIOS calls to do its work.
> Lots of problems like this are also caused by bad drive geometry.
> What is the partition layout on the disk(s) in the system? Hardware
Here's my original post for comparison:
ian j hart
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