FBSD 10.0 USB Memstick Loader hangs on HP EliteBook 2740p

hiren panchasara hiren at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 20 16:09:20 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:29 AM, CeDeROM <cederom at tlen.pl> wrote:
> Hello :-)
> Loader of the FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE AMD64 hangs on load in random
> moments when booting FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img on HP
> EliteBook 2740p. There is no problem on other machines, the problem
> does not allow kernel to load and boot, I have tried other USB sticks,
> BIOS update does not change anything. I have booted 64bit both Win7
> and Linux from USB drive with success. There is no optical drive, so
> the only alternative would be to use pxe install, I will try the
> loader and let you know back if this is anything USB related or rather
> Loader/Hardware problem..
> How the loader problem can be traced back? I can enter boot command prompt :-)
> Any hints appreciated :-)

I am curious, are you trying legacy bios or uefi? and did you ever
have freebsd successfully installed/running on this laptop? Trying to
figure out of this is a regression.


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