On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 22:38:51 -0700 (PDT) "Rodney W. Grimes" <freebsd-...@pdx.rh.cn85.dnsmgr.net> wrote:
> > Hi, > > > > > > I'm trying to install FreeBSD on : > > VMWare ESXi, 6.0.0, 5050593 > > > > Guest OS: FreeBSD (64-bit) > > Compatibility: ESXi 6.0 and later (VM version 11) > > > > For 11.1R I'm getting the boot menu, then: > > /boot/kernel/kernel text=014972f8 > > elf64_loadimage: read failed > > can't load file: '/boot/kernel/kernel': input/output error > > ... > > (for 10.4R similar just with a different address). > > > > SCSI Adapatr for the VM is set to LSI Logic (but I've tried with the > > other available options with the same result). > > > > VMWare docs list both 10 and 11 as being compatible with this > > version of ESXi. > > Any pointers to get through this will be greatly appreciated, I > > didn't found anything on the net, and I need a sane system to play > > with when I'm getting tired of the ton of Linux distros I'm forced > > to use. > > Try setting the BIOS emulation to BIOS instead of UEFI. The WM is set: Firmware: BIOS. Boot Delay: 0ms Force BIOS setup: No Failed boot recovery: Do not automatically retry after virtual machine fails to find a boot device EFI Secure Boot: Disabled > And what image are you trying to boot from? > Are you trying to boot from a cd attached via vsphere client? or > is it a file on the server? I've uploaded the ISOs on one of the data stores on the server, didn't even tried from the client. > I usually use a .ISO when working with ESXi and FreeBSD as a guest. I'll try with the vmdk image of the release now. > I run these guest on ESXi 5.5 and ESXi 6.5, I do not have any 6.0.0. Hm, I guess I could try on 6.5 as an other cluster with has hosts running VMware ESXi, 6.5.0, 4564106 -- IOnut --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"