RELENG_7 pxeboot fails on SuperMicro 6012

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Fri Jun 13 11:12:49 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:30:00PM +0200, Marco Walraven wrote:
> I ran into the following problem trying to pxeboot RELENG_7 on a SuperMicro 6012 system. RELENG_6 just works fine and the same RELENG_7 release pxeboots fine when I use a VMware host.
>  Can't work out which disk we are booting from.
>  Guessed BIOS device 0xffffff not fund by probes, defaulting to disk0:
>  can't load 'kernel' 
> None of the setting I have specified in /boot/loader.conf especially vfs.root.mountfrom="ufs:/dev/md0c" pop up when asking for the configured variables.
> Any clues ?

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