shopping for a new server

Maxim Khitrov max at
Thu Aug 25 20:53:08 UTC 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Jerry <jerry at> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:08:28 -0400
> Tim Kellers articulated:
>> Thank you Max, that sounds like good news so far.
>> >
>> > One minor issue I ran into is that disabling serial ports in BIOS
>> > causes FreeBSD to freeze when booting. The solution is simply to set
>> > serial ports to be "On without Console Redirection." You should also
>> > leave Intel I/OAT disabled, since FreeBSD has no support for it.
> Is anyone working on integrating support into FreeBSD? There is an
> abundance of info available and drivers for both Windows (obviously)
> and Linux.

Jack Vogel was working on this a number of years ago, but there wasn't
much interest at the time:

Here's a more recent thread on the topic:

- Max

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