Booting Xserve on 8.0

Chris Rees utisoft at
Sun Jun 6 17:24:16 UTC 2010

On 6 June 2010 17:50, Chris <eagletree at> wrote:
> On Jun 6, 2010, at 4:09 AM, Adam Vande More wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 7:48 AM, Chris <eagletree at> wrote:
>> EFI is the issue. I was hoping there is new information such as
>> an installation with EFI configuration files to permit the boot.
>> There are instructions available on creating such an installation
>> for linux variants. They don't seem to apply to FreeBSD or I haven't
>> the knowledge to create such an installation.
>> Well if you want to run BSD on it, I suggest NetBSD.  They use rEFIt for
>> it.
>> I would say there is even some reasonable hope it that it would work well.
>>  I'm no expert thought so you could try asking over there.
> Adam and Chris, Thank you, you both are on the solution if it works.
> rEFIt at was one of the solutions that looked
> promising, only with FreeBSD. I will try this.
> Anyone interested, feel free to contact me off-list on progress or
> especially
> if interested in cooperative discovery on whether this will work or not.
> Thanks again for the responses.

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