> On Feb 26, 2016, at 7:48 AM, Lundberg, Johannes > <johan...@brilliantservice.co.jp> wrote: > > Hi > > Not sure if it's ok to cross post but I wasn't sure which list to send to. > > On Intel Atom X5-Z8300 SoC (CherryTrail) the install memstick image (amd64) > halts during boot because of uart.1 settings in device hints.
I have found that FreeBSD’s default device.hints file has fallen behind on reality and is indeed causing problems on more modern H/W, like the H/W you mention. > > I'm sure it is there for a reason so what is the alternative actions? Is > the solution to get a bootable Atom SoC image to create yet another > distribution or can the installer choose the proper device.hints > dynamically during boot? FreeBSD should really get rid of any default hints by now; or at least limit the hints to what is absolutely certain to be needed or to be correct. -- Marcel Moolenaar mar...@xcllnt.net
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