Freebsd 7.2-RC boot problem

Paulo Fragoso paulo at
Tue Apr 28 12:52:22 UTC 2009

Em 27/04/2009 14:16, Ken Smith escreveu:
> On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 14:10 -0300, Paulo Fragoso wrote:
>> Em 27/04/2009 12:05, Ken Smith escreveu:
>>> On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 11:03 -0300, Paulo Fragoso wrote:
>>>> I can't boot on cdrom sata, this problem doesn't exist in older releases.
>>>> My motherboard is
>>>> Gigabyte GA-M61PME-S2
>>>> On FreeBSD 7.1 my cdrom drive is detected this way:
>>>> acd0: DVDR <HL-DT-STDVD-RAM GH22NS30/1.01> at ata3-master SATA150
>>> Just checking - is *everything* the same?  For example is the media the
>>> same?  Depending on a variety of things I've had issues with rewritable
>>> media versus write-once media, etc.
>>> The machine I test the release builds on before uploading them has a
>>> Gigabyte motherboard (G31M-ES2L) with a sata drive in it so it's not a
>>> generic "sata doesn't work" issue:
>>> acd0: DVDROM <Optiarc DVD-ROM DDU1675S/1.10> at ata0-slave SATA150
>>> If none of that helps we'd need more information about how far it gets
>>> before it stops.
>> I can say there is a problem to boot with cdrom since 7.2-BETA1.
>> All system is same, all older version can boot in this machine: 6.1, 
>> 6.2, ...,7.1, etc. amd64 or i386.
>> I've burnt 03 media to test 7.2-RC2, one cd-rw burnt with cdrecord and 
>> two cd-r burnt first with burncd and last was burnt with cdrecord.
>> What I can do to help this release?
> We need more information about how far it gets before it stops.  Does it
> seem like it attempts the boot off the CD at all or does it just fall
> through to booting off the hard drive?

It try boot from cdrom and after a little time it boots from next device.

> If it does attempt to boot off
> the CD does it lock up with no messages?  If there are messages what are
> the last few things it says?

It doesn't print any message and after that short time BIOS try next 
device from boot order.


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