amd64/67745: boot fails on compaq presario r3000z

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at
Fri Nov 19 04:37:59 PST 2004

On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 05:40:37 GMT, Ade Lovett <ade at> wrote:

> The following reply was made to PR amd64/67745; it has been noted by
> From: Ade Lovett <ade at>
> To: freebsd-gnats-submit at, jhb at
> Cc:  
> Subject: Re: amd64/67745: boot fails on compaq presario r3000z
> Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 21:30:53 -0800
>  Well FWIW, yes, this patch does seem to move things along a little
>  for my R3000Z - it now boots, but gets stuck further down the line
>  with:
>  [...]
>  ata0-master: setting PIO4 on nVidia nForce3 chip
>  ata0-master: setting UDMA100 on nVidia nForce3 chip
>  ad0: <TOSHIBA MK8026GAX/PA002G> ATA-6 disk at ata0-master
>  [more ad0 identifying info]
>  GEOM: new disk ad0
>  ata1-master: setting PIO4 on nVidia nForce3 chip
>  acd0: <SD-R2512/1A04> CDRW drive at ata1 as master
>  [mode acd0 identifying info]
>  [fdisk table]
>  GEOM: Configure ad0s1, start 32256 length 62915134454 end 62915166719
>  GEOM: Configure ad0s2, start 62915166720 length 17108582400 end
>  80023749119
>  At this point, the machine freezes solid.
>  Now, this could be down to the way I built the miniinst (essentially
>  by hand-stepping through make release on an x86->amd64 cross-compile
>  -- my other amd64-based box is completely shot thanks to the local
>  power company) -- I'd need a native amd64-built miniinst to confirm.

You may want to try toggling hw.apic.mixed_mode="1" in the loader.  My
machine, for instance, won't boot properly with mixed mode disabled.

Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> -- "In Unix veritas"

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