On 25-Sep-01 Julian Elischer wrote: > >> Donny Lee wrote: >> > >> > Alfred Perlstein wrote: >> > > Can someone please share with us the magic to disable acpi and add >> > > it to src/UPDATING, my sound fell victim to acpi and i think I just >> > > lost my mouse to it. Now I have a lapbrick that consumes less >> > > power... >> > >> > try adding a line >> > >> > hint.acpi.0.disable="1" > ahhhhhh >> >> > >> > to /boot/device.hints, or disable it at boot time >> > >> > unset acpi_load > > I only found this out today when my Dell inspiron7500 > refused to boot past the ACPI message.. > Surprised me a bit as Mike has one of these.
The Inspiron needs this line in loader.conf: debug.acpi.avoid="_SB_.PCI0.PX40.SIO_" Then it will probably work. My Inspiron 5000e needs this. -- John Baldwin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> -- http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/ PGP Key: http://www.baldwin.cx/~john/pgpkey.asc "Power Users Use the Power to Serve!" - http://www.FreeBSD.org/ To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message