Can't get freebsd running on an opteron board

Arseny Nasokin eirnym at
Tue Apr 13 22:24:02 UTC 2010

On 13 Apr 2010, at 23:33, oizs <oizs at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I bought myself an arima board on ebay, but I can't get it to boot  
> any freebsd on it. It turns out to be a google board with a special  
> google efi. picture: other  
> pictures: I can boot debian  
> with acpi=off without trouble, even xen. Bsds die at btx loader part  
> right after  "Consoles: internal video/keyboard". I've tried 32bit 4.10 5.2 6.3 
>  7.0 7.2 8.0rc 8.0 64bit 7.2 8.0 even current but can't get past  
> that spot. I can't even get any debug information, because It never  
> reaches a point to get any. Any input would be nice and I can give  
> info from linux if that helps.

Can you take shot of BTX die? how does it die: reboot, write something  
or etc.,? Can you add trace output to BTX code on other machine and  
run with it?
Did you try to boot from USB flash?

> Thanks in advance,
> zsozso
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