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

Kris Moore 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:
>                 http://web.pcbsd.org/~kris/PCBSD-10.0-RC4-grubtext.iso
>                 <http://web.pcbsd.org/%7Ekris/PCBSD-10.0-RC4-grubtext.iso>
>                 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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