[haiku] Re: How can I help you to fix the Bug 3441

  • From: mds <mds@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 02:04:43 +0200

Am 24.07.2010 20:47, schrieb Stephan Assmus:
> Hi,
> On 2010-07-24 at 20:19:55 [+0200], mds <mds@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> Yes I know that the beos "makbootable" no more works since a long time,
>> and since then I don't use it.
>> Yes I have already tested it on a other machine, exactly on a thinkpad
>> T42p, and at this machine it works fine, but the same USB- stick,
>> external HDD (connected via USB and SATA) and Haiku- Live CD did not
>> work on my pc (The CD shows the same error characteristic).
>> And tombhadAC has the same Problem on a "FSC Scenic xl-1107), and Marcus
>> Jacob has the same Problem on the same mainboard which I have
>> http://www.freelists.org/post/haiku-development/boot-issues-both-hdd-and-usb-stick-on-FX9850-cpu-based-system
>> .
>> It's definitely a bug and not a user error.
> Maybe you misunderstood me, I wasn't trying to say it's a user error, I just 
> needed to rule that out, since it 
> wasn't 100% clear to me from the ticket comments.
>> Unfortunately the serial debug output don't work at this early boot
>> stage, and so I can't give you some log files.
> I would think that serial debugging works right from the start, but it sounds 
> like that (the very early start) 
> is where it's failing already.

Yes, but the PC found something to boot from. Otherwise it says "No
bootmedia found". But with the Haiku- Live- CD it says even "Loading
Haiku", but then, nothing.

> Are you a developer building your own Haiku images? Can you make changes to 
> the code? I am just trying to 
> understand what you mean by helping to resolve this ticket. To me it sounds 
> like to reproduce this problem, 
> one needs the hardware, so unless a developer has access to your machine, or 
> to the same hardware, the issue 
> is not likely to get fixed.
No, with "helping" I mean that eventual some logs exist of whom I know
nothing, which I can give you.

>> Btw. Zeta is booting on my computer.
> Does this information help us in any way?
Perhaps? I don't know?
> Best regards,
> -Stephan


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