amd64/144503: 8.0-RELEASE does not boot on DL585
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Mar 8 15:34:23 UTC 2010
On Friday 05 March 2010 10:10:11 pm Gunther Schadow wrote:
> >Number: 144503
> >Category: amd64
> >Synopsis: 8.0-RELEASE does not boot on DL585
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: critical
> >Priority: medium
> >Responsible: freebsd-amd64
> >State: open
> >Class: sw-bug
> >Submitter-Id: current-users
> >Arrival-Date: Sat Mar 06 03:20:01 UTC 2010
> >Originator: Gunther Schadow
> >Release: 8.0-RELEASE
> System does not boot, neither from freebsd-upgrade nor from boot CD.
> With or without ACPI or APIC it always gets stuck at the line where
> the pci0 <PCI bus> is being probed.
> I am running 7.0 just fine. Skipped over 7.1 and 7.2 thought 8.0 was
> time to upgrade, but it does not boot.
> Not sure if there are any other people with DL585s, I have 3 (more
> actually) and neither of them boots.
> May be 32 GB of RAM is too much for it? Nothing else special.
> There is QLogic ISP card in the PCI bus, but can that halt it?
> I tried to boot with verbose mode, but not much comes out of that.
> It just gets stuck.
Can you try setting 'hw.pci.mcfg=0' from the loader prompt?
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