[OpenIndiana-discuss] BTX halted

Priyadarshan oi at priyadarshan.com
Fri Mar 9 08:24:58 UTC 2018

On 2018-03-08 16:54, Priyadarshan via openindiana-discuss wrote:
> Hi,
> I have successfully installed OpenIndiana Hipster 2017.10 Live via USB
> image on a ThinkPad W541.
> Now, I am trying to install to 2 different workstations, using same USB 
> stick:
> - HP z620 with Xeon E5
> - Asus X399 motherboard with AMD 1950X Threadripper
> After a few seconds, both machines give same message "BTX halted"
> See screehsots https://imgur.com/a/pXMKn
> I tried setting BIOS to legacy mode and UEFI mode.
> Right now both machines are running FReeBSD 11.1-RELEASE.
> From both, I am able to boot a FreeBSD installer, both in legacy mode
> and UEFI mode.
> I wonder why it boots fine from the ThinkPad, and not from the other 2 
> machines.
> Is there anything I need to do in order to have the image boot?

After trying with different options and different USB sticks, I have 
opened ticket here: https://www.illumos.org/issues/9254

I am hoping it is a boot loader issue that will be fixed in next 
OpenIndiana release.


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