FreeBSD kernel doesn't boot on FUJITSU PRIMERGY RX200 S5 server
sobomax at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 20 21:52:35 UTC 2010
John Baldwin wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 April 2010 8:30:42 am Maxim Sobolev wrote:
>> Update: I've discovered that the 7.3 kernels actually boot after some
>> ridiculously long waiting period after the "boot" command (i.e. 10
>> minutes or even more). I suspect that it might be caused by the memory
>> probing, which as far as I know the FreeBSD does to determine if the
>> physical memory that has been reported by BIOS really exists.
>> Here is what kernel reports about RAM:
>> Any comments?
> Maybe try adding
> to /boot/device.hints? That has reportedly removed minute-long boot delays on
> some Nehalem machines.
No, that have not helped at all. I measured the delay - it's about 6
minutes from boot command to the first "smap" message. Do you or anybody
else have other ideas?
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