HP Proliant DL580 G5 - installation freezes (7.2)

Ewald Jenisch a at jenisch.at
Thu Jul 16 17:09:18 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:17:51PM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having troubles installing 7.2 (AMD64) on a HP Proliant DL580 G5:
> The system boots from the Install-DVD then, while probing the
> hardware, it suddenly freezes.
> The last thing I see on the console is 
> VGA: .....
> Has anybody else had this problem? Any cure against this?


Just for the info for anyone out there who might also run into this
problem: Bringing the firmware/bios/SmartArray firmware to the latest
level helps :-)

We did this later today and after that I was able to install 7.2 on
the box.


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