misc/165387: bsdinstall not starting with Apple G5 on powerpc64

Daniel Morante daniel at morante.net
Wed Feb 22 07:20:20 UTC 2012


>Number:         165387
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       bsdinstall not starting with Apple G5 on powerpc64
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Feb 22 07:20:18 UTC 2012
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Daniel Morante
>Release:        9.0-RELEASE powerpc64
>Organization:
>Environment:
N/A
>Description:
Attempting to install FreeBSD on a Mac Pro G5 tower using the network install CD-ROM hangs with the following messages displayed on the console:

iichb0: I2C error
iichb0: I2C error
iichb0: I2C error
iichb0: I2C error
iichb0: I2C error
iichb0: I2C error
fcu0: iicbus write failed
..

The bsdinstall program does not start.
>How-To-Repeat:
Boot a Power Mac Pro G5 from FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE powerpc64 media (network install media used in this case).
>Fix:
No Fix found.

>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:


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