It's working with FBSD amd64 now.
I had to enable the "Virtualization Technology" on the PowerEdge
Although I understand that this option could enhance some
virtualization features, it's not clear that I HAVE to enable it to run
Thank you all,
On Tue, 14 Oct 2008, Steve Polyack wrote:
|[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
|> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
|> |On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 02:44:13AM -0300, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
|> |> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
|> |> |> |On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 02:04:07AM -0300, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
|> |> |> Jeremy,
|> |> |> |> |> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
|> |> |> |> |> |On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 12:54:26AM -0300, [EMAIL PROTECTED]
|> |> |> |> I'm facing some problems trying to install a FreeBSD |> |> |>
|> 7.0-RELEASE-amd64, on a Dell PE 2950III, dual Xeon Quad core, 8GB RAM.
|> |> |> |> After (FBSD) boot menu count down, it shows a dump of the CPU
|> |> |> |> registers and a message: BTX Halted. No matter what is changed in VM
|> |> |> |> setup.
|> |> |> |
|> |> |> |Can you please download the 7.1-BETA2 ISO and try it instead? There
|> |> |> |have been changes to the FreeBSD boot loader between 7.0-RELEASE and
|> |> |> |7.1-BETA2 which may improve things for you. The 7.1-BETA2 ISOs are
|> |> |> |available here:
|> |> |> |> |> The same behavior with 7.1-BETA2.
|> |> |
|> |> |I'm not sure what to do at this point, or what to tell you, since the
|> |> |kernel can't even load.
|> |> |
|> |> |Are you installing this off of CD, and is the CD drive hooked up to
|> |> |the PC via ATA/SATA (rather than USB or something else)?
|> |> |> It's a bit more complicated, since, for some reason the Vmware
|> |> client is unable to boot the VM from CD on the host server. It's |>
|> booting an ISO image on the client machine.
|> |> I already read something saying that it's a known issue of the |> ESXi.
|> |> Without the virtulization layer, the amd64 CD boots without |> problems
|> in this machine. |
|> |Ah, so the truth comes out... :-)
|> |Have you brought this fact up with the VMware folks? They're quite a
|> |nice bunch, I wouldn't be surprised if they provided a hotfix for you
|> |for this problem.
|> This will be my next step.
|> I sent here first, once it's a boot loader problem, specific to 64bits
|> version of Fbsd. I thought someone could faced the same and came with a howto
|> to workaround.
|> Thank you anyway. :-)
|> - Marcelo
|Also, to eliminate any chance of this being hardware-related, I am also running
|this on a Dell PE2950 with a similar configuration.
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