[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI hangs early in boot when drives are connected
ml at tomfanning.eu
Mon Dec 20 10:59:39 UTC 2010
On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 5:15 AM, Albert Lee <trisk at opensolaris.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:28 AM, Tom Fanning <ml at tomfanning.eu> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> oi-dev-147-text-x86.usb hangs at the start of the boot at "All rights
>> reserved. Use is subject to license terms" when my SATA drives (4x
>> 1TB) are plugged in.
>> If I unplug the drives, the machine boots.
>> Where do I start with this one? My hardware is an Atom D510 on a
>> Gigabyte GA-D510UD board.
>> Drives are known good and contain an exported zpool (from FreeBSD)
>> which I intend to import and upgrade.
> I suspect your pool's constituent devices have no GPT (EFI label) as
> required by Solaris/OpenIndiana ZFS, as FreeBSD does not enforce this
> requirement when creating pools. The failure mode is rather odd,
Thanks for your reply.
Can I safely add a GPT to these drives retrospectively?
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