loader freezes system during timer autoboot
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Mon Dec 18 12:38:37 PST 2006
> Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 13:44:05 +0100 (CET)
> From: patrick <patrick at cyberwizards.nl>
> Subject: loader freezes system during timer autoboot
> To: stable at freebsd.org
> Message-ID: <20061217131536.X46177 at gandalf>
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> I have a supermicro system which freezes during the timer before autoboot.
> It freezes most of the times.
> System : Supermicro 5014C-T
> : Super P8SCi
> : P4 630 / 3.0 GHz / 2MB cache - 2 Logical CPUs
> : 2048 (2x1GB) PC2-400 ECC REGISTERED
> : Broadcom BCM5721 Dual Gigabit Ethernet
> : 3ware 3W8006-2LP Storage Controller
> 6.2-RC2, cvsup'd 17 dec 1200 CEST running GENERIC kernel
> setting autoboot_delay="-1" and beastie_disable="YES" in loader.conf make the system most of
> the time boot correctly, but sometimes also freezes but then directly after start of the autoboot/kernel boot.
> I have an identical system running 6.1 without this problem.
> Anyone have any suggestions?
My suggestion would be to try some elementary troubleshooting.
Swap the disk arrays between the two machines, for instance.
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