FreeBSD 6.2 Boot Issue

jhall at jhall at
Thu Apr 26 17:52:57 UTC 2007

Both of those checked OK.  Is it possible I have specified the C/H/S
incorrectly during setup?



> At 10:49 AM 4/26/2007, jhall at wrote:
>>I have installed FreeBSD 6.2 on an HP Proliant G5 server with an E200i
>>Smart Controller installed.  The installation was flawless.
>>When I reboot the server after the installation, the boot loader screen
>> is
>>displayed.  I press F1 and the system beeps and comes back to the boot
>>loader prompt.
>>What should I be looking at?  I am at a loss since I usually end up with
>>leftover hardware and this time I acutally got to purchase new hardware
>>just for this project.
>>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>>Thanks for your help.
> Check your BIOS that you are ALLOWING the boot sector to be written.
> If that is OK, try disabling hyperthreading if that is turned on in your
>          -Derek
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