AMD64 Stable fails to boot on Dell PowerEdge 1950

Vivek Khera vivek at
Wed Nov 1 18:56:51 UTC 2006

On Oct 31, 2006, at 12:36 PM, Travis Pugh wrote:

> I've had no difficulty with 1950/2950 installs, as long as the disk
> controller is the PERC 5/I.  I don't know if this holds for Vivek's
> experience as well.
> However, with the SAS5 controller (LSILogic SAS) AMD64 won't boot  
> without
> either:
> - ACPI / APIC disabled, killing SMP
> - Any BCE interfaces disabled in BIOS

This is key information for running FreeBSD on this device. it should  
be documented in the 
motherboards.html page.  Please submit a PR so others can find this  
easily.  Thanks!

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