"Philip M. Gollucci" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Hi, > > A company bought 3 of these and had issue installing FreeBSD on them > (I'm currently off site) saying it hung very early in the boot process > from CD for 6.2 amd64 and the monitor went blank. Can anyone here > comment on their experiences with this ? > > I've included some links below too. > > http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=04&kc=6W300&l=en&oc=bscwek1&s=bsd > Dual Core 2216 Processor; > 2X1MB Cache, 2.4GHz Opteron, > 1Ghz HyperTransport for PowerEdge SC 1435 > Dual Core Opteron 2nd Processor, > 2x1MB Cache, 2.4GHz > 1Ghz HyperTransport for PowerEdge SC 1435 > 4GB Memory, 4x1GB, 667MHz, Single Ranked DIMMs > Broadcom TCP/IP Offload EngineNot Enabled > Riser with 1 PCIe Slot for PowerEdge SC1435 > 250GB, SATA, 3.5-inch 7.2K RPMHard Drive > SAS 5IR SAS, PCI-Express Internal RAID Adapter > On-Board Dual Gigabit Network Adapter, No TOE > 24X IDE CD-RW/DVD ROM Drive for PowerEdge SC 1435 > Bezel for PESC1435 > 250GB, SATA, 3.5-inch 7.2K RPMHard Drive > Add-in SATA/SAS controller, 2 Hard Drives, RAID 1, PowerEdge SC1435 > Sliding Rapid/Versa Rails and Cable Management Arm,Universal > > http://www.freebsdsystems.com/sata2_rackserver_multicore.php > Seems to validate the video card an ATI ES1000 16MB is okay. > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/htdig/freebsd-hardware/2006-December/004103.html > seems to say it works in general.
You'll need to look at the specific messages for information, but trying i386 might give you more information. The video isn't relevant; any video at all should support console text fine. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"