Addendum: FreeBSD 5.3-BETA2 for Alpha/AXP Available
kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 8 14:04:27 PDT 2004
On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 10:08:33PM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 08:05:18PM +0000, Kris Kennaway wrote..
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 07:37:04PM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 04:31:11PM +0100, Phil Brennan wrote..
> > > > On an alphaserver 200 4/66, it locks solid on "entering kernel". Will
> > > > be trying on an alphaserver 800 shortly.
> > >
> > > :-(
> > >
> > > Are you sure your console setting is correct, what does SHOW CONSOLE at
> > > the >>> prompt tell you?
> > Note, this is the same problem I have on alpha. I haven't tested it
> > for a few weeks though because of moving.
> Well, I had a similar experience this morning when I freshly installed
> BETA3 on my DS10. But now it is happily trucking along with BETA3.
> What I did differently: I installed on a SCSI disk and not on the ATA
> drive. But I don't think this is something to be called conclusive.
These machines are all netbooting (they only mount local disk as
scratch, later on in the boot process).
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