FreeBSD/i386 and FreeBSD/amd64 boot fine if you do NOT load the acpi driver.
On Thursday 07 February 2008 09:34:40 Keir Fraser wrote:
> Actually I thought the FreeBSD issues were to do with vmxassist (which I
> finally removed from xen-unstable yesterday) but I see there are problem
> reports with amd64 as well. Still, it would be good if you could try
> booting FreeBSD with latest xen-unstable, else point me at a suitable
> FreeBSD ISO to download which exhibits this issue?
> -- Keir
> On 7/2/08 08:26, "Igor Chubin" <igor@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > please tell me,
> > is it possible (at least theoretically)
> > to circumvent bug 622  by using
> > GRUB instead of /boot/loader to load FreeBSD kernel?
> > Or it is silly idea: even if we bypass /boot/loader we will
> > not be able to run FreeBSD kernel in a HVM-domain on a
> > Intel-based host for some other reason?
> > As far as I know, GRUB can't load FreeBSD kernel
> > directly, but only can make chainloading using /boot/loader.
> > Certainly, it is not the solution, but there were patches
> > to GRUB that allow to boot FreeBSD directly .
> > I want to try to use it and eliminate /boot/loader
> > from boot process at all.
> > What can you say about this idea?
> >  http://bugzilla.xensource.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=622
> >  http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?10728
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