[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD 9 installation failure

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Fri Oct 19 16:14:49 EDT 2012

It was 9.0-RELEASE downloaded last week from freebsd.org. 


------Original Message------
From: John Baldwin
To: talk at lists.nycbug.org
Cc: Matt Juszczak
Cc: Brett Wynkoop
Subject: Re: [nycbug-talk] FreeBSD 9 installation failure
Sent: Oct 19, 2012 3:27 PM

On Friday, October 19, 2012 12:22:51 pm Matt Juszczak wrote:
> Just a follow up on this thread --
> The data center tried two different chasis, two different RAID cards, two 
> different ISOs including the boot only.  The install is still failing -- 
> once they add the basic user, the install restarts itself.
> The box is a poweredge t110:
> http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/poweredge-t110/pd
> That should be compatible with the amd64 FreeBSD 9 image, right?

Are you using 9.1 or 9.0?  There are some reports that the 9.1 RC image
isn't properly installing part of the boot code and that may explain this.
gjb at FreeBSD.org is currently looking at that issue.

John Baldwin

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