AMD64 Stable fails to boot on Dell PowerEdge 1950

Travis Pugh tdp at
Wed Nov 1 19:08:15 UTC 2006

On 01/11/06 13:56 -0500, Vivek Khera wrote:
>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  
>>- 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!

As far as I can tell, it's already documented as kern/100858, although I'm
new enough to BSD Beta software that I'm not sure if there's anything else I
can do to assist resolution.



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