Cannot install using serial console

pluknet pluknet at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 14:48:14 UTC 2010


On 7 September 2010 18:50, Jeremie Le Hen <jeremie at le-hen.org> wrote:
> Hi list,
>
> => Please Cc: me when replying, as I am not subscribed. <=
>
> I tried to install FreeBSD (201008 -CURRENT snapshot, but I don't think
> it's important here) in a KVM-backed virtual machine on a headless Linux
> host, following section 2.12.1 of the handbook.
>        http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/install-advanced.html
>
> I've rebuilt the ISO image with the following lines in boot/loader.conf:
>        console="comconsole"
>        beastie_disable="YES"
>
> The kernel boots correctly (see output below) but the output invariably
> stalls after the following lines:
>        Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/md0
>        /stand/sysinstal
>
> (Yes, only one `l'.)
>
> Any idea?
>
[strip]
> WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
> Root mount waiting for: usbus0
> uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/md0
>

As far as I know you need also to enable a serial terminal in /etc/ttys.

-- 
wbr,
pluknet


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