7.0 RC-2 does not boot

gnn at freebsd.org gnn at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 13 14:16:44 UTC 2008

At Wed, 13 Feb 2008 20:46:24 +0900,
gnn at freebsd.org wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just downloaded 7.0 RC-2/amd64 and it does not boot for me.
> I've been having various problems moving from RC1->CURRENT and decided
> to see if RC2 would work.  Well, it doesn't.  The problems mostly
> relate to networking but with the RC2 CDROM I cannot boot.  Not in
> safe mode and not in "no ACPI" mode.  The boot screen comes up, I get
> the spinning | sign, it stops, machine hung, no joy.
> This is a 2P/8core Xeon box from SuperMicro, with a single SCSI HDD,
> and 10Gbe Chelsio card.  It is set up to be all serial (no keyboard or
> head).  Works OK under 7.0 RC-1, but after that, something "happened".

Nevermind this bit.

It boots, I just have to go back to the vidconsole.


But CURRENT is still hosed, re: other message.


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