Installing 7.1 amd64 on Dell powerEdge 2950
maciej at suszko.eu
Tue Mar 17 14:10:49 PDT 2009
Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:
> > I've had(and have) several fairly new Dell PowerEdge2950 servers
> > running FreeBSD 7.1/amd64 just fine. Is this a brand new 2950
> > (2950 III, or whatever), or an older one?
> Depends how new is new, we bought it at the end of last year.
> > I'd make sure that the BIOS, BMC, and PERC
> > (if you have one) firmwares are all up to date.
> > Barring that, have you tried another installation CD?
> No, but that very installation CD worked well on other machines (Dell
> 1950 and Dell 200).
> And both Dell 2950 are failing the same way.
I got 2 PE2950 running 7.0/amd64 bought last summer - all running
without problems. Maybe CD/DVD drives are failing? Have you tried
another media - DVD instead of CD for example?
regards, Maciej Suszko.
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