SV: 6.0 install problems in HP DL380 Array 5i
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Wed Nov 9 22:02:31 GMT 2005
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> Hi, im having some problems when installing freebsd 6.0 in a
> DL380 with smart array 5i controller, i have a RAID 1 using
> two 36G disks, i can create the slide and partition without
> problems, when sysinstall is installing the doc part, this
> messages suddently appear in screen:
> Write failure on transfer ! (Wrote -1 bytes of 1425408
> bytes), after pressing the ok button, this appears:
> Unable to transfer the doc distribution from acd0
> acd0 is the cdrom, according to dmesg:
> acd0: CDROM <COMPAQ CD-ROM> at at0-master PIO4
> i did check the media and it is ok:
> shiva1 var # md5sum -c CHECKSUM.MD5
> 6.0-RELEASE-i386-disc1.iso: OK
> 6.0-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso: OK
> I dont know if this is related to my other post about the
> hang on boot, you can read it here:
> I decided to try a ftp install, sysinstall finished without
> any problem.
> Now when im rebooting the server, it hangs for about 2
> minutes, exactly at this line:
> [...dmesg output...]
> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
> acd0: CDROM <COMPAQ CD-ROM SN-124/N104> at ata0-master PIO4
> da0 at ciss0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> da0: <COMPAQ RAID 1 VOLUME OK> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device
> da0: 135.168MB/s transfers
> da0: 34727MB (71122560 512 byte sectors: 255H 32S/T 8716C)
> After the 2 minutes hang, the server booted in the "normal"
> way, i dont see any error messages.This also happened when i
> was trying to install with the cd, sysinstall started after
> the 2 minutes delay but i got the error described above. This
> make nervous about some conflict or potential problem with
> the hardisk or cdrom or even the array controllers somewhere,
> i dont have any clue about what could be my problem, and i
> have to have running in production this server by the
> weekend, any hints?
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Yes, I recently upgraded an ML350 with a SA-641 card to 6.0-RC1.
That one too stalls at boot at the same place.
Not 2 minutes, but like 45 seconds.
No problem installing via cd though.
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