BTX issues when booting from a USB CD-ROM
000.fbsd at quip.cz
Tue Jan 23 22:25:24 UTC 2007
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 07:46:31PM +0100, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
>>Aha. So on a laptop I have where booting FreeBSD from a usb harddrive
>>results in endless scrolling of text on the console (probably register
>>dumps, hard to tell) until the laptop is turned off, this might be the
>>I can boot NetBSD and OpenBSD from different partitions on the same usb
>>hardrive, on the same laptop.
>>Is there a known fix or workaround for this issue? (Probably not, but
>>just in case...)
> Does the GRUB bootloader behave this way? If not (e.g. it works),
> then one could use that as an alternative to btx.
GRUB is working in my case (GRUB on USB flash can boot FreeBSD 6.2 on
Sun Fire X2100 and some others, where BTX is not working). But as I
mentioned somewhere - stil not working on HP servers - don't know why.
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