Proliant 5000

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Jan 31 06:12:50 PST 2005

"Brad" <wbsmith at> writes:

> Hi, I have recently acquired a Proliant 800 and a Proliant 5000 server.
> The 800 installed quite cleanly and is currently running FreeBSD 5.3 The
> 800 is a dual processor machine. When I try to install FreeBSD 5.3 on
> the 5000 (it's a quad processor machine ) it panic's saying, 
> panic: pmtimer_indentify
> Has anyone seen this
> before. As near as I can tell it involves the power management of the
> computer. Only there isn't any in the bios. Doing a verbose logging on
> the system I noticed that it has just finished scanning the ISA bus and
> found nothing. Then it panic's. I would appreciate any thoughts that the
> community might have.

Have you tried turning off ACPI in the install?

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