11.0 hangs on boot after install - Sun Fire V245

Gordon Zaft gordonzaft at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 06:53:58 UTC 2016

"never mind"...

I went ahead and put the "kern.vty=vt" in /boot/loader.conf per the
previous email and it did indeed let me boot.  I'm getting some slightly
weird errors but the system does come up so I think I'm good for now.
Sorry to wake y'all :-).


On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 10:52 PM, Gordon Zaft <gordonzaft at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just installed 11.0--p1 Release on a Sun Fire V245.  The install went
> okay but then when I booted after install it hangs at:
> (da0:mpt0:0:0:0): UNMAPPED
> da0 at mpt0 bus 0 scbus2 target 0 lun 0
> da0: <HITACHI H101414SCSUN146G SA23> Fixed Direct Access SPC-3 SCSI device
> da0: Serial Number 000815EXH39A        P4VXH39A
> da0: 300.000MB/s transfers
> da0: Command Queueing enabled
> da0: 140009MB (286739329 512 byte sectors)
> SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
> cd0 at ata2 bus 0 scbus0 target 0 lun 0
> cd0: <TSSTcorp CD/DVDW TS-T632A SR03> Removable CD-ROM SCSI device
> cd0: 33.300MB/s transfersTrying to mount root from ufs:/dev/da0a [rw]...
>  (UDMA2, ATAPI 12bytes, PIO 65534bytes)
> cd0: Attempt to query device size failed: NOT READY, Medium not present -
> tray open
> uhub2: 8 ports with 8 removable, self powered
> ugen1.2: <vendor 0x03eb> at usbus1
> uhub3: <Standard USB Hub> on usbus1
> uhub3: 4 ports with 4 removable, self powered
> I found this discussion:
> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-sparc64/
> 2016-September/009916.html
> I tried doing a hard power-off and booting the machine from a cold start
> but it did not help.
> Any suggestions?  Right now all I can think of to do is to try to build a
> custom kernel on another machine with the ehci line commented out.  My only
> other sparc64 machine is a U5 with insufficient disk space to build a
> full-on release though.
> Would I be better off trying to install 10.3 and then do an upgrade with a
> custom kernel?  This is a nice machine and I would like to run 11.0 on it.
> G
> --
> Gordon Zaft
> Province 35 Governor
> Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity
> gordonzaft at gmail.com

Gordon Zaft
Province 35 Governor
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity
gordonzaft at gmail.com

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