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Re: OpenBSD 2.8 will not boot a VA Linux 501 (dual-PIII) server
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD 2.8 will not boot a VA Linux 501 (dual-PIII) server
- From: "Robin (krystal_(_at_)_dev_(_dot_)_null)" <krystal_(_at_)_devnull_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 12:22:50 PST
- Reply-to: krystal_(_at_)_devnull_(_dot_)_net
Well, it's not _just_ the PCIBIOS problem (as many of you suggested)
though it may be that as well.
I tried booting from the CD and from a kernel built from the latest CVS
sources with the PCIBIOS disabled as the errata doc suggests, but the
machine behaved exactly the same. I'm trying to see if there are any
BIOS updates for this motherboard (and, if Intel's site ever functions
properly, I might find out today ...), and I'll try again once I get
I'll post either another request for suggestions or a resolution if
this gets fixed (or not) with the latest BIOS verion.
Thanks you all for the suggestions so far.
>Did you try to disable pcibios?
>This probably works at the install floppy boot prompt
>(I know it works with the GENERIC kernel):
>boot> boot -c
>at the UCK prompt:
>UCK> disable pcibios
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