FreeBSD on IBM Blade HS21

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Tue Mar 27 23:20:23 UTC 2007

Nejc Škoberne wrote:

> When I try to boot FreeBSD (either from USB disk with the installation
> I am trying to move, either from FreeBSD 6.2 disc 1 installation CD-ROM)
> the kernel doesn't load in full. It finds the USB disk, the SAS disks,
> but then stops here:
> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
> and nothing happens any more. Any ideas what might be causing the halt?

Try waiting about 30 minutes, there was a nasty timeout problem here
when I tried it - you might have the same. Google for my posts on
freebsd-stable mailing list.

> I thought FreeBSD must run on "so popular" IBM blades, right?

No, and no, they're not that popular :)

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