DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-05
Re: New DFly ISO CD image available 20040506
Matthew Dillon wrote:
>:I built a new kernel last night (sources around 7 pm EDT). I didn't
>:use the above option (will try it when I get home) but I was getting
>:hangs with the ACPI module. I hadn't used ACPI before on DFly, but it
>:worked without hangs (though not fully functional) with FreeBSD 5 and
>:it works perfectly with linux. No problem if I disabled ACPI.
>:By hang I mean freeze up, no crash/panic, no console messages.
>:It happened once during the boot process (last message on screen was
>:"starting syslogd") and once after booting when I typed "startx".
>:Is there any way to debug this or is ACPI just "unsupported"?
> Rahul, please try acpica5 instead of acpica. Add 'device acpica5'
> nad remove 'device acpica' from your kernel config.
This was the module (I added "acpi" to sys/dev/Makefile). I believe
this builds from the acpica5 directory? Will it make a difference to
build it as part of the kernel?
> And, if you have a chance, see if FreeBSD-4 boots w/ its acpica.
> I suspect not.
Last I checked, it didn't: it hung while probing devices. Now at
least it gets past that point.