installing 7.0-release from .isos: endless mfi status msgs on
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Mon Sep 29 14:17:29 UTC 2008
Jacob Yocom-Piatt a écrit :
> FreeBSD wrote:
>> 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...
> they are status messages of some sort that are coming from the two PERC
> cards installed in the machine, a 5/i for the SAS disks inside it and a
> 5/e for the MD1000 disk array attached to it via a SAS cable. since i
> don't have a console attached at this machine's location, i can't easily
> dump the messages here. suffice it to say that i get similar messages on
> my other freebsd fileserver running on essentially the same hardware
> (amd64 on poweredge 1950 + MD1000 enclosure). if you really want to see
> them, i can acquire them from the console whenever i reboot the machine
> but only after i have the console reading out.
Maybe you're getting those messages because you have 2 cards installed
but I still don't think it's normal that you get that much messages from
good working cards. I think it would be interesting to see those
> if i wait 5-10 minutes, the messages 'settle' and the installer gets
> further along, but the amd64 installer seizes whereas the i386 one gets
> to the usual install menu, i.e. 'choose your country', etc. if the amd64
> installer is seizing up, can anyone recommend a workaround? i'm not
> about to install a 32-bit arch onto this machine since it needs to do
> ZFS which is known to have additional problems with 32-bit arches.
>>> 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.
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