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Date:      Sun, 15 Nov 2015 01:36:30 +0100
From:      "Pascal Drecker" <pascal@freebsd.drecker.com>
To:        "'Nathan Whitehorn'" <nwhitehorn@freebsd.org>, <freebsd-ppc@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)
Message-ID:  <000001d11f3d$ac207750$046165f0$@freebsd.drecker.com>
In-Reply-To: <56477434.604@freebsd.org>
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I tested the following commands with little success:

0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:,\boot\loader
 only, unknown word ok
 
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000:1,\boot\loader
 only, unknown word ok
 
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000:2,\boot\loader
  ok
  
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,\boot\loader
  ok
  
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:1,\boot\loader
 only, unknown word ok
 
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:2,\boot\loader
  ok
  
0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:,\boot\test
  ok

I enabled VERBOSE-DEBUG for the CDROM device and run the tests 1 and 3
again:

0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:,\boot\loader
sd0 : timed-spin
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
sd0 : read-block-size
SCSI disk: read-cap
SCSI disk: read-cap blk-size & max-lba =800 , 3d0d5
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a2e800 , 0 , 1
SCSI disk : SEEK parms=0 , 0
SCSI disk : SEEK total=0
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a24000 , 0 , 8
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 10 , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 8aa , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , b5a , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 9c1a , 8
sd0 : timed-spin
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
sd0 : read-block-size
SCSI disk: read-cap
SCSI disk: read-cap blk-size & max-lba =800 , 3d0d5
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a2e800 , 0 , 1
SCSI disk : SEEK parms=0 , 0
SCSI disk : SEEK total=0
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a24000 , 0 , 8
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 10 , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 8aa , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , b5a , 8
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a20000 , 9c1a , 8
only, unknown word ok

0 > boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000:2,\boot\loader
sd0 : timed-spin
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
sd0 : read-block-size
SCSI disk: read-cap
SCSI disk: read-cap blk-size & max-lba =800 , 3d0d5
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a2e800 , 0 , 1
Can't open disk label package
sd0 : timed-spin
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
sd0 : read-block-size
SCSI disk: read-cap
SCSI disk: read-cap blk-size & max-lba =800 , 3d0d5
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk : max-transfer =fffe00
sd0 : BLOCK-SIZE
SCSI disk: read-cap
SCSI disk: read-cap blk-size & max-lba =800 , 3d0d5
SCSI disk : SEEK parms=0 , 0
SCSI disk : SEEK total=0
SCSI disk : READ-BLOCKS parms =6a24000 , 0 , 8
 ok
 
I think that the boot loader is found in test 1. What is meant by "only,
unknown word"? Illegal opcode? The machine has a POWER7+ cpu.
-Pascal

-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan Whitehorn [mailto:nwhitehorn@freebsd.org] 
Sent: Samstag, 14. November 2015 18:50
To: Pascal Drecker <pascal@freebsd.drecker.com>; freebsd-ppc@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)

Blast. Can you try this?

boot /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:,\boot\loader


You could also try deleting the ,0 and adding a 1 or a 2 between the : and
then , at the end. Thanks for the real-time debugging here. The CD boot code
was built for PowerKVM and apparently they don't find bootable media the
same way.
-Nathan


On 11/14/15 02:58, Pascal Drecker wrote:
> Thanks for your help. Unfortunately I got the following error if I try 
> to boot from your image.
> -Pascal
>
> VSCSI Node Menu
> VSCSI Node String: /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>
> 1. List Attached VSCSI Devices
> 2. Select a VSCSI Device
>
> 3. Enable/Disable VSCSI Adapter Debug flags
>
> q - Quit/Exit
>
> ==> 2
>
> 1. 8100000000000000 - 15360 MB Disk drive 2. 8400000000000000 - CDROM 
> drive
>
> Select a VSCSI Device : 2
>
> VSCSI Device Menu
> VSCSI Target Address ==> 8400000000000000 VSCSI Device String: 
> /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:0
> VSCSI Device: CDROM drive
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>   1. Display Inquiry Data
>   2. Spin up Drive
>   3. Spin down Drive
>   4. Continuous random Reads ( hit any key to stop )
>   5. Enable/Disable Device Debug flags 98. Boot from this Device
>
>   q - Quit/Exit
>
> ==> 98
> \
> Detected bad memory access to address: fffffffffffffffe Package path = 
> /packages/utilities FAILED TO BOOT FROM DEVICE
>
> Hit a key to continue...
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nathan Whitehorn [mailto:nwhitehorn@freebsd.org]
> Sent: Donnerstag, 12. November 2015 22:33
> To: Pascal Drecker <pascal@freebsd.drecker.com>; 
> freebsd-ppc@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)
>
> Can you try the image at
> http://people.freebsd.org/~nwhitehorn/FreeBSD-11-pseries.iso?
> -Nathan
>
> On 11/09/15 04:09, Pascal Drecker wrote:
>> I can get into the Open Firmware Prompt.
>>
>> #####################################################################
>>
>> 1) vios
>>
>> $ lsmap -vadapter vhost2
>> SVSA            Physloc                                      Client
>> Partition ID
>> --------------- --------------------------------------------
>> ------------------
>> vhost2          U8202.E4D.21F0FBV-V1-C15                     0x00000004
>>
>> VTD                   vtopt1
>> Status                Available
>> LUN                   0x8400000000000000
>> Backing device        cd0
>> Physloc               U78AA.001.WZSL43C-P2-D9
>> Mirrored              N/A
>>
>> VTD                   vtscsi2
>> Status                Available
>> LUN                   0x8100000000000000
>> Backing device        vdiskFBSD10
>> Physloc
>> Mirrored              N/A
>>
>> VTD                   vtusbdd0
>> Status                Available
>> LUN                   0x8200000000000000
>> Backing device        usbms0
>> Physloc               U78AA.001.WZSL43C-D1-T1-L1
>> Mirrored              N/A
>>
>> #####################################################################
>>
>> 2) open firmware prompt => trying to boot from cd (ISO: 10.2 Release 
>> and
>> CURRENT_2015-10-23)
>>
>> 0 > ioinfo
>>
>> !!! IOINFO: FOR IBM INTERNAL USE ONLY !!!
>> This tool gives you information about SCSI,IDE,SATA,SAS,and USB 
>> devices attached to the system
>>
>> Select a tool from the following
>>
>>    1. SCSIINFO
>>    2. IDEINFO
>>    3. SATAINFO
>>    4. SASINFO
>>    5. USBINFO
>>    6. FCINFO
>>    7. VSCSIINFO
>>
>> q - quit/exit
>>
>> ==> 7
>>
>> VSCSIINFO Main Menu
>> Select a VSCSI Node from the following list:
>>     #  Location Code                Pathname
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>>     1. U8202.E4D.21F0FBV-V4-C2-T1   /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002
>>
>>     q - Quit/Exit
>>
>> ==> 1
>>
>> VSCSI Node Menu
>> VSCSI Node String: /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> 1. List Attached VSCSI Devices
>> 2. Select a VSCSI Device
>>
>> 3. Enable/Disable VSCSI Adapter Debug flags
>>
>> q - Quit/Exit
>>
>> ==> 2
>>
>> 1. 8100000000000000 - 15360 MB Disk drive 2. 8200000000000000 - 1911 
>> MB Disk drive 3. 8400000000000000 - CDROM drive
>>
>> Select a VSCSI Device : 3
>>
>> VSCSI Device Menu
>> VSCSI Target Address ==> 8400000000000000 VSCSI Device String:
>> /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8400000000000000,0:0
>> VSCSI Device: CDROM drive
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> -
>>
>>    1. Display Inquiry Data
>>    2. Spin up Drive
>>    3. Spin down Drive
>>    4. Continuous random Reads ( hit any key to stop )
>>    5. Enable/Disable Device Debug flags 98. Boot from this Device
>>
>>    q - Quit/Exit
>>
>> ==> 98
>> \
>> Detected bad memory access to address: fffffffffffffffe Package path 
>> = /packages/utilities FAILED TO BOOT FROM DEVICE
>>
>> Hit a key to continue...
>>
>> #####################################################################
>>
>> 3) open firmware prompt => trying to boot from usb (IMG: 10.2 Release 
>> and
>> CURRENT_2015-10-23)
>>
>> VSCSI Node Menu
>> VSCSI Node String: /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> 1. List Attached VSCSI Devices
>> 2. Select a VSCSI Device
>>
>> 3. Enable/Disable VSCSI Adapter Debug flags
>>
>> q - Quit/Exit
>>
>> ==> 2
>>
>> 1. 8100000000000000 - 15360 MB Disk drive 2. 8200000000000000 - 1911 
>> MB Disk drive 3. 8400000000000000 - CDROM drive
>>
>> Select a VSCSI Device : 2
>>
>> VSCSI Device Menu
>> VSCSI Target Address ==> 8200000000000000 VSCSI Device String:
>> /vdevice/v-scsi@30000002/disk@8200000000000000,0:0
>> VSCSI Device: 1911 MB Disk drive
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> -
>>
>>    1. Display Inquiry Data
>>    2. Spin up Drive
>>    3. Spin down Drive
>>    4. Continuous random Reads ( hit any key to stop )
>>    5. Enable/Disable Device Debug flags 98. Boot from this Device
>>
>>    q - Quit/Exit
>>
>> ==> 98
>>
>> FAILED TO BOOT FROM DEVICE
>>
>> Hit a key to continue...
>>
>> #####################################################################
>>
>> Unfortunately I do not know how to directly start the loader from cd.
>>
>> -Pascal
>>
>> PS: I'm a IBM Power Systems newbie.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Nathan Whitehorn [mailto:nwhitehorn@freebsd.org]
>> Sent: Montag, 9. November 2015 00:47
>> To: freebsd-ppc@freebsd.org; pascal@freebsd.drecker.com
>> Subject: Re: FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS)
>>
>> It sounds like the firmware is not reading the bootinfo.txt correctly 
>> for some reason. Can you get to a Open Firmware prompt? The boot 
>> loader is in \boot\loader on the CD. Otherwise, I can send you a test
> image.
>> -Nathan
>>
>> On 11/08/15 14:06, Pascal Drecker wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I like to install FreeBSD on an IBM Virtual I/O Server (VIOS).
>>>
>>> The current VIOS version (v2.2.3.50 - Standard Edition) is installed 
>>> and VIOS is running on an IBM Power 720 Express (Model 8202-E4D).
>>>
>>> The following operating systems are successfully installed using the 
>>> dvd-ram
>>> drive:
>>>
>>> *	IBM i V7R2
>>> *	AIX 7.1
>>> *	Ubuntu 14.04
>>> *	Ubuntu 15.10
>>>
>>> Every-time I try to boot FreeBSD from the dvd-ram I got the 
>>> following
>>> message:
>>>
>>> .----------------------------------.
>>> | No Operating Systems Installed   |
>>> `----------------------------------'
>>>
>>> I tested the following images:
>>>
>>> *	FreeBSD-9.3-RELEASE-powerpc-powerpc64-disc1.iso
>>> *	FreeBSD-10.1-RELEASE-powerpc-powerpc64-disc1.iso
>>> *	FreeBSD-10.2-RELEASE-powerpc-powerpc64-disc1.iso
>>> *	FreeBSD-11.0-CURRENT-powerpc-powerpc64-20151023-r289846-bootonly.iso
>>>
>>> The IBM Power 720 Express has an Power7+. The processor 
>>> compatibility modes "POWER6", "POWER6+" and "POWER7" are already tested.
>>>
>>> Has anybody an idea?
>>>
>>> Thank you for replies,
>>>
>>> Pascal
>>>
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