FBSD 10.0 USB Memstick Loader hangs on HP EliteBook 2740p

hiren panchasara hiren at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 20 17:30:02 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 9:13 AM, CeDeROM <cederom at tlen.pl> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 6:09 PM, hiren panchasara <hiren at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> 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.
> This is my new machine so never FreeBSD on it before, I know Win7 and
> Kali Linux 64bit works fine. I use Legacy BIOS boot. Should I try
> UEFI? I will try pxe boot and report back :-)

Yeah, just for the hack of it, try UEFI and see.

Fwiw, I have a HP folio 9470m laptop that I cannot boot with -CURRENT.
In legacy bios, I see loader spinner and screen goes blank, laptop
reboots itself. And sometimes it resets itself even before the
spinner. In UEFI, I see other failures. More details at


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