Urgent problem - 7.x doesn't work on HP servers

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Thu Feb 21 00:13:41 UTC 2008

Xin LI wrote:
> Ivan Voras wrote:
>> Ivan Voras wrote:
>>> Updating the firmware didn't help. I generated a NMI and have the
>>> debugger running. Apparently it's stuck in DELAY; 
>> Hmm, new data! It works on 8-CURRENT!
>> Something's fishy here. I'll try and investigate more, but if anyone has
>> more ideas about where to look, I'd appreciate them - I don't want to
>> run a -CURRENT system in production.
> Would you please try to see if the latest snapshot, say, a RC3 image
> would work?  IIRC there was a known issue with ciss(4) which is widely
> used on HP servers in RC2, which was fixed (new code disabled by
> default) now.

I cannot find RC3 images on
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/7.0/ but
booting a RELENG_7 kernel works (!) so your it looks like you have
found the problem!

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