ALIX nanobsd boot issues
dimitar.vassilev at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 16:10:41 UTC 2013
I have the the ARCHs definitions properly set in the config file, so
this is not an issue. What I saw is that you're not initializing the 2nd
partition which I did in the past and it worked.
Hence I will try again with just 1 partition, I have set my console speed
in the board BIOS to 9600 bps. If not successful again. I will set both to
2013/11/20 Mateusz Viste <mateusz at viste-family.net>
> Alix is a 32 bit i586 Geode cpu, and your build machine seems to be an
> amd64 - I'd advise building on the same arch, it makes things a bit simpler
> Anyway, I recently played a bit with nanoBSD myself (on an Alix box, too,
> and on a 9.2 system like you), and at the end I gave up with the specific
> 'pcengines' script. I used the generic nanobsd.sh script instead, modified
> the conf file a bit (for example added "customize_cmd cust_comconsole"),
> and then it worked like a charm.
> I documented all my steps and configuration files here:
> Also, note that Alix uses a unusual default serial speed (38400 bps),
> while the nanobsd script resets the serial port to classic 9600 bps.
> On 11/20/2013 04:26 PM, Dimitar Vassilev wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've cooked myself a nice Nanobsd set for my Alix 1D. I'm having issues
>> with serial console not showing any messages over the cable. Cable is OK.
>> Tried swapping the com ports and still nothing
>> My configs are located at http://playground.oldbonez.net/
>> The build host is
>> FreeBSD dragon.usr.uxlab2.org 9.2-STABLE FreeBSD 9.2-STABLE #1 r256284:
>> Oct 11 02:42:10 EEST 2013
>> root at dragon.usr.uxlab2.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
>> CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz (3292.60-MHz K8-class CPU)
>> Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0x206a7 Family = 0x6 Model = 0x2a
>> Stepping = 7
>> AMD Features=0x28100800<SYSCALL,NX,RDTSCP,LM>
>> AMD Features2=0x1<LAHF>
>> TSC: P-state invariant, performance statistics
>> real memory = 17179869184 (16384 MB)
>> avail memory = 16423579648 (15662 MB)
>> Event timer "LAPIC" quality 600
>> ACPI APIC Table: <INTEL DQ67SW >
>> FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 4 C
>> I tried also booting without disabling VGA - system boots up, but I'm
>> unable to get a login prompt
>> I would appreciate if someone is willing to advise me where I'm wrong?
>> Am I removing too much software or something else?
>> Should I try another card?
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