[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 10 rc2 and rc3 usb boot hang on "Grub loading. Welcome to GRUB!
kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Jan 17 08:01:10 PST 2014
On 01/17/2014 09:29, Mike C. wrote:
> Seems like it completely freezes reading the USB because the light
> stops blinking.
> I have another pen with a FreeBSD installation IMG, I plugged it and
> in the boot options it only detects it self and the hard disk (F1 and
> F2), I found that very odd since if I connect the pen to my newer Acer
> s3 it boots fine to the installer and very fast, I barely see the grub
> welcome screen.
> Its really a weird scenario.
Yea, this is just straight up bizarre. Couple of additional questions.
What is on the disk drive?
If you disconnect the HD and try booting, does it work?
> Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 01/16/2014 18:29, Miguel Clara wrote:
> Hum... stays in the same state :|
> That's a bummer, I really hoped that was the fix. I've got a system here
> now which is supposed to have the same issue. I'm going to fiddle with
> it today and see if I can some up with some other fix. I'll post-back if
> I get a new ISO made for testing.
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 9:46 PM, Miguel Clara
> <miguelmclara at gmail.com> wrote:
> Downloading, I'll ping back after I try! On Thu, Jan 16,
> 2014 at 9:12 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 01/16/2014 14:17, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 01/16/2014 14:07, Miguel Clara wrote:
> Its a Laptop indeed, but again its not Secure
> Boot, it boots nice from using Grub (hd0,
> where linux lives at the moment) and freebsd
> loader works using the image from freebsd
> 10-RC5. Its a laptop and the motherboard needs
> to be updated to have UEFI. I think Kris is
> onto it, Ubuntu grub boot is text mode and
> FreeBSD too! can I changed this somehow in my
> img? Or maybe a testing one can be uploaded?
> I'm building a "test" ISO right now, I'll ping
> back when its uploaded for you to try :)
> Give this one a whirl:
> Don't try to install with it, its just for booting and
> testing the grub menus :) Let me know if it fixes the
> problem and I can get those changes into RC5. -- Kris
> Moore PC-BSD Software iXsystems
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> Kris Moore
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