Bug Report: IBM x3650M4 (32GB, 2x4-core Xeon E5-2600, IBM
ServeRaid M5110e): fails in install with NMI
gpalmer at freebsd.org
Tue Aug 28 15:24:35 UTC 2012
On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 09:50:15AM -0500, Mike A wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 04:41:54PM +0200, Fabian Wenk wrote:
> > Hello Mike
> > On 28.08.2012 16:05, Mike A wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 09:34:14AM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Does setting 'hint.mpt.0.msi_enable=0' in the loader make a difference?
> > > I will be happy to try that, but need guidance. This is an install from
> > > CD (burned from FreeBSD-9.1-RC1-amd64-disc1.iso), and I don't know how to
> > > insert a loader hint in that process.
> > On the installed system create, or edit, the file
> > /boot/loader.conf and add the line like this:
> > hint.mpt.0.msi_enable="0"
> > Then you need to reboot to test.
> I would happily do precisely that, if only I could get the system to
> install. The failure occurs during boot of the install CDROM, before
> bsdinstall ever gets started.
> I suspect that I need to do something like the following:
> Read in the entire boot CDROM to a directory tree using rsync or
> Edit the boot loader hints file to add that hint;
> Make an ISO out of the directory tree;
> Burn it to CDROM; and
> Try again.
> If this is flawed, please say where and how. Thanks!
When you boot from the CD you should get to a menu and option 2 is escape to
the loader prompt. If you use that to get the prompt you should be
able to do
to set the hint manually then do
to continue the boot process
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