HP Proliant DL385 Gen10 refuses to boot FreeBSD 11

Erich Dollansky freebsd.ed.lists at sumeritec.com
Sat Feb 24 04:14:31 UTC 2018


just in case, have a try with FreeBSD 12.


On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:44:39 +0100
Ewald Jenisch <a at jenisch.at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Got a new HP Proliant DL385 Gen10 Server and wanted to install
> FreeBSD. Starting from FreeBSD-11.1-RELEASE-amd64-bootonly.iso mounted
> via the iLo virtual CD device the system started with the usual
> install boot, but then suddenly crashed and rebooted the whole system
> - boot loop basically.
> I started playing around in the BIOS of the System trying UEFI
> vs. legacy BIOS, as well a bunch of other parameters but to no extent:
> the system just crashes when upon booting from the installation
> media :-(
> To cross check I tried to boot a Linux installation media (Ubuntu
> Server 16.04) and the server booted from the Linux ISO without any
> problem. So I'm pretty sure it's something FreeBSD related.
> My questions:
> o) Anybody else out there seen a problem like this on a HP DL385
> Gen10?
> o) Any cure against it?
> Thanks much in advance for any clue,
> -ewald
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