Problem with IBM xSeries 226 with ServeRAID 6i+ using FreeBSD
J. Buck Caldwell
freebsd at bitparts.org
Wed Mar 30 09:14:07 PST 2005
Scott Long wrote:
> J. Buck Caldwell wrote:
>> Scott Long wrote:
>>> J. Buck Caldwell wrote:
>>>> Any help would be appreciated. Requests for more detail will be
>>>> answered promptly.
>>> It sounds very much like an interrupt routing problem. Have you
>>> tried the 5.4-BETA CD?
>> No help. Booting normally brings me to the same point - "ips0:
>> resetting adapter, make take 5 minutes" - then nothing. System just
>> hangs. Also, after that point, hitting the power button will not
>> power-off the machine (of course, holding it in will). Anytime before
>> that point, hitting the power button will turn the power off instantly.
> One more test, would you mind trying the 6.0-CURRENT-SNAP002 snapshot?
> If that works then that gives us a target to shoot for with 5.4.
Well, some excellent news - 6.0-CURRENT-SNAP002 works perfectly. Or at
least, it boots - I'm doing an install now, but I wanted to let you know
Anything we could do to get this system running properly under 5.4, let
me know - because we're paying lease payments two servers that we can't
use at the moment, until we can boot FreeBSD on them. (damn IBM and
thier end-of-life cycles....)
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