Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 365451
FREEBSD does not boot, BTX halted
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:21 EST
Description of problem:
FREEBSD's boot loader loops, spewing "BTX halted," and what looks like a
I'm running AMD-64-compatible Linux and FREEBSDm but evidence is it's not
confined to this architecture.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Download 7.0-BETA2-amd64-bootonly.iso to
2. virt-install --name=FreeBSD-7 --ram=384 --vcpus=2
--file=/var/lib/xen/images/FreeBSD_70.img --file-size=2 --vnc --hvm
Loop as above
Clean boot to installer
This is a well-known problem, has been reported for Xen 3.0 (originally) on
Ubuntu and others and Xen 3.1, and with several versions of FREEBSD and relatives.
In my case, I've already installed Window XP; the commandline above is based on
the Windows one.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 374031 ***