[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 10 rc2 and rc3 usb boot hang on "Grub loading. Welcome to GRUB!

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jan 16 10:57:36 PST 2014


On 01/16/2014 13:33, Miguel Clara wrote:
> I've looked into that tread, and I've played with grub installed on
> the hard drive but no luck, and also that's was about slow boot seems
> to be fixed.
>
> In my case I've waited for more than half an hour... and nothing! Also
> the pen stops "blinking" so its not reading anything I guess!
>
> In a newer latop it works, but In this one and a similar (old asus
> from a friend who also tested) it also doesn't work, but htat one has
> a working dvd drive!
>
> I do fear it has something to do with this motherboard, but there's
> not options for secure boot, so that can't be it, and it boots from
> USB using the FreeBSD installer.
>
> It would be nice if there was a version of the PC-BSD disk using the
> freebsd boot loader instead of grub!
>

I wonder if its related to the video mode setting GRUB is doing? We
could move it back to a "text" mode for testing purposes and see if that
makes a difference.

-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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