installing 7.0-release from .isos: endless mfi status msgs on console

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Fri Sep 26 14:28:08 UTC 2008

Jacob Yocom-Piatt a écrit :
> am setting up a new fileserver on a poweredge 1950 and installing from 
> the freebsd 7.0-release .isos but can't read anything on the console 
> since the PERC 5/i or 5/e card(s) are dumping status messages to the 
> console non-stop (~1000 lines / minute).
What are exactly those messages? I have the same server with FreeBSD 
7.0-Release too and I don't get any annoying messages. I would be 
tempted to say that there is something wrong...

> is there any way to disable these status messages so that i can get 
> freebsd installed? AFAICT there is nothing broken with the battery on 
> either of the PERC 5/i or 5/e cards installed.
> cheers,
> jake

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