amd64/164773: [boot] 9.0 amd64 fails to boot on HP DL145 G3 [regression]

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Mar 19 15:25:49 UTC 2012

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 10:54:02 am Kai Gallasch wrote:
> Am 15.03.2012 um 14:33 schrieb John Baldwin:
> > On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 6:40:03 am Kai Gallasch wrote:
> >> The following reply was made to PR amd64/164773; it has been noted by 
> >> 
> >> From: Kai Gallasch <gallasch at>
> >> To: bug-followup at,
> >> jshupe at
> >> Cc:  
> >> Subject: Re: amd64/164773: [boot] 9.0 amd64 fails to boot on HP DL145 G3 
> > [regression]
> >> Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:25:10 +0100
> >> 
> >> Booting the DL145 G3 with disabled ehci in GENERIC kernel changes =
> >> nothing, the boot process still times out with
> >> "mount waiting for: usbus1 usbus0"
> > 
> > Hmm, if you are still able to try, it would be interesting to build a 
> > without USB at all to see if it can boot ok.  Also, it might be good to 
> > into DDB in a kernel with USB enabled and run 'show intrcnt' to see if the 
> > devices are seeing any interrupts.
> I installed 8.3 on this server and did a makeworld into 9.0 REL (GENERIC 
kernel without USB support)
> Now the bootup from drom disk stops with the message:
> "Entropy harvesting: interrupts ethernet point_to_point"
> and I cannot enter DDB (vga console, ctrl-alt-esc), although it is compiled 
into the kernel. 
> However. I have the option to boot into single-user, before "Entropy 
harvesting: interrupts ethernet point_to_point" shows up.
> FYI: Additionally I tried to boot the 9.0-RELEASE-AMD64 memstick on another 
HP/Compaq server (DL385 G2) and the bootup also stops with the same "mount 
waiting for: usbus1 usbus0" message, as the DL145G3 does.
> Is DDB active on the 9.0-RELEASE-AMD64 memstick?

Hmm, I'm not sure if it is.  If it isn't, you can build a 9.0 kernel that 
contains DDB and replace the kernel image on the memstick with that from 
another machine.

John Baldwin

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