Hi all,

I updated my kernel two days ago, and I am having some weird warnings,
which I haven't seen before.

Copyright (c) 1992-2002 The FreeBSD Project.
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FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT #0: Sat Mar  9 18:43:51 GMT 2002
    [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/c1/obj/data/dev/src/sys/CURRENT5
Preloaded elf kernel "/boot/kernel/kernel" at 0xc03be000.
Preloaded elf module "/boot/kernel/acpi.ko" at 0xc03be0a8.
Timecounter "i8254"  frequency 1193182 Hz
Timecounter "TSC"  frequency 730807620 Hz
CPU: Pentium III/Pentium III Xeon/Celeron (730.81-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x683  Stepping = 3
WARNING: Driver mistake: make_dev(perfmon) called before SI_SUB_DRIVERS

-- I have configured my kernel with the PERFMON option. --

real memory  = 536870912 (524288K bytes)
avail memory = 516808704 (504696K bytes)
Pentium Pro MTRR support enabled
VESA: v3.0, 32768k memory, flags:0x1, mode table:0xc031fb02 (1000022)
VESA: NVidia
Using $PIR table, 8 entries at 0xc00f7100
    ACPI-0161: *** Error: AcpiLoadTables: Could not get RSDP, AE_NO_ACPI_TABLES
    ACPI-0213: *** Error: AcpiLoadTables: Could not load tables: AE_NO_ACPI_TABLES
ACPI: table load failed: AE_NO_ACPI_TABLES

-- does the above mean ACPI is having problems? --

rl0: Realtek 8139B detected. Warning, this may be unstable in autoselect mode
rl0: Ethernet address: 00:10:a7:04:d7:91

-- Why would it be unstable in autoselect mode? --

And also, what does kernel profiling (profile option) really mean, and
what would be the use of it?


Hiten Pandya
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