I realize this is likely a completely separate problem but UEFI Boot Manager cannot see the installed disk. It shows only the optical drive. From within the UEFI Boot Manager, I can go directly to the BIOS Boot Manager and it DOES see the disk and boots off it.
> On Nov 8, 2019, at 3:56 PM, Till Wegmüller <toaster...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Thanks for the info. > > When Talking with tsoome he mentioned that some Firmaware might not be > that inteligent when Updating boot options and Instead rely on the OS to > instruct them what to boot from UEFI. > > We currently lack the framework to set these variables from the os. > > So It might be as simple as only needing to update the Boot Options in > the BIOS settings of UEFI boot mode. > > Greetings > Till > On 08.11.19 21:38, Jedi Tek'Unum wrote: >> All comments here are relative to 20191106… >> >> On Nov 7, 2019, at 1:30 PM, Till Wegmüller <toaster...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> Cool so something was better this time round with the media >>> >>> I talked to the developer of loader tsoome (cc'd as he is not on this >>> list) today. >>> >>> Basically the situation you where experiencing with loader and the text >>> image can only happen if the system is returning reads with one of >>> following codes: result == 0x20 || result == 0x31 || result == 0x80 - we >>> do not print error messages on those. >>> 0x20 is controller failure, 31 and 80 are no media in drive >>> >>> If the system is reporting read errors, only thing loader can do is to >>> reset the controller and try again - the biosdisk.c does 3 attempts >>> there (except for those 3 errors). >>> >>> What you could try is booting via UEFI mode and see if that works. >> >> Good news and bad news. >> >> All 3, minimal, text, and gui will boot from Virtual CD using UEFI. >> >> However, after installing from each, none of the installations will boot >> using UEFI (“No boot device available.” error). BUT, they will boot after >> going back to BIOS mode. >> >>> My guess is that Dell broke something in the old Bios Bootloader code. >>> >>> The new error you are getting from the gui image could also be a read error. >>> >>> Could you post the output of lsdev from the ok prompt? >> >> This is from the gui failure booting from Virtual CD using BIOS mode. >> >> fd devices: >> fd0: BIOS drive A (2880 X 512): >> fd1: BIOS drive B (2880 X 512): >> cd devices: >> cd0: BIOS drive H (348160 X 2048): >> disk devices: >> disk0: BIOS drive C (976773168 X 512): >> disk0s1: Solaris 2 >> disk0s1a: root >> disk0s1i: boot >> disk1: BIOS drive D (1 X 512): >> disk2: BIOS drive E (286749480 X 512): >> disk3: BIOS drive F (976773168 X 512): >> disk4: BIOS drive G (286749480 X 512): >> zfs devices: >> zfs:rpool >> >>> I am curious if loader is able to see the VirtualCD drive. >>> >>> Greetings >>> Till >>> On 07.11.19 19:34, Jedi Tek'Unum wrote: >>>> OI-hipster-minimal-20191106.iso works >>>> >>>> OI-hipster-text-20191106.iso works! This is a change from 20190511. I went >>>> back and tried 20190511 again and it still fails. >>>> >>>> OI-hipster-gui-20191106.iso fails as before with >>>> >>>> loading CORE EXT words >>>> loading SEARCH & SEARCH-EXT words >>>> loading Johns-Hopkins locals >>>> loading MARKER >>>> loading ficl O-O extensions >>>> loading ficl utility classes >>>> loading ficl string classes >>>> \ >>>> start not found >>>> >>>> Type ‘?’ for a list of commands, ‘help’ for more detailed help. >>>> ok >>>> >>>> _______________________________________________ >>>> openindiana-discuss mailing list >>>> firstname.lastname@example.org >>>> https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss >>>> >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> openindiana-discuss mailing list >>> email@example.com >>> https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss >> >> _______________________________________________ >> openindiana-discuss mailing list >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss >> > > _______________________________________________ > openindiana-discuss mailing list > email@example.com > https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss _______________________________________________ openindiana-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://openindiana.org/mailman/listinfo/openindiana-discuss