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

Mike C. miguelmclara at gmail.com
Sat Jan 18 17:04:16 PST 2014


Hey Kris, just tried this still get the same Welcome to grub and the _ blinking... 


Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>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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