amd64/144503: 8.0-RELEASE does not boot on DL585
jhb at freebsd.org
Mon Mar 8 15:40:04 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR amd64/144503; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>
To: freebsd-amd64 at freebsd.org
Cc: Gunther Schadow <gunther at schadow.us>,
freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: amd64/144503: 8.0-RELEASE does not boot on DL585
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 07:59:23 -0500
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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