boot with floppy enabled doesn't.....
joel at vnode.se
Tue May 3 20:20:24 UTC 2016
On Tue, May 03, 2016 at 12:58:15PM -0700, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 03, 2016 03:37:27 PM Michael Butler wrote:
> > On 05/03/16 11:21, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> > > On 2016-05-03 05:49, Joel Dahl wrote:
> > >> On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 10:36:53PM -0500, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> > >>> On a current -CURRENT if my Floppy disk controller and device are
> > >>> ENABLED, we do NOT pass mount root, and the floppy disk
> > >>> light is ON.
> > >>
> > >> Just a "me too". But this is with VMware Fusion. If I disable the
> > >> floppy from
> > >> BIOS, the virtual machine boots. If I leave it enabled, it hangs.
> > > Thanks for posting that I'm not the only one, and it's not flakey hardware.
> > >
> > I have an, otherwise extremely reliable but ancient, Intel TR440BXA
> > motherboard doing this :-(
> > What drove me mad for a while is that I have an identical machine, with
> > exception of 10k RPM SCSI disks, which doesn't hang. I simply optioned
> > out "device fdc" and it's behaved ever since,
> Larry wasn't able to get into DDB when his box hung, are either of you able
> to get into DDB when it hangs?
Um, ctrl-alt-backspace doesn't work for me, but ctrl-alt-esc does.
I uploaded a few screenshots here: https://www.vnode.se/files/freebsd/
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