Installation hangs during "Archive extraction" phase (9.1)
a at jenisch.at
Fri Jul 26 10:01:44 UTC 2013
Upon trying to install FreeBSD 9.1 on a HP Proliant DL585G5
installation freezes when it comes to the point "Archive Extraction"
while extracting "ports.
To be specific, the system freezes while extracting ports.txz at 23%
with "Overal Progress" being 29%.
First I thought about the installation medium, so I re-burned the
installation CD ("disc1"), tried the DVD-installation, even installing
over the network - the machine always freezes when it comes to archive
For the hardware part:
HP Proliant DL585G5
8 HDs a 146GB: two of them in Raid-1, the remainder Raid0
2x onboard LAN: (HP NC371i)
2 addon NIC-cards with 2 ports each (HP NC360T)
Harddisk has been set up with GPT, for the test "automatic
Has anybody out there seen this type of problem? If yes, any known
Thanks much in advance for any clue,
More information about the freebsd-questions