On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 15:04, Anthony Jenkins wrote:
> Rob Hughes wrote:
> >All,
> >
> >I have a Toshiba 5005-S504 laptop (a wonderful legacy-free box that's
> >I've cussed to no end) that I'm trying to get DP1 to boot on so I can
> >cvsup and take a look (and hopefully contribute something). I was able
> >to install, but after installation the system soft hangs after
> >displaying a message about CPU power states (sorry, going off memory for
> >now). I'm able to break to the debugger, so what information from dbg
> >would be helpful at this point? Also, I'm pretty sure it's acpi that's
> >causing the problem, so would someone point me to the syntax for
> >disabling a module preload?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Rob
> >
> >  
> >
> I was tracking down a similar hang and had to disable acpi (turns out 
> I'm an idiot and the apparent hang at boot was because I forgot console 
> was redirected to the serial port of the machine next to it), but I had 
> to jump through hoops to do it it seems.  I believe all you have to do 
> is 'unset acpi_load' at the boot loader prompt.  I had tried 'set 
> acpi_load=NO', and finally 'unset module_path' to keep the kernel from 
> finding /boot/kernel/acpi.ko.
> Hope this helps,
> Anthony Jenkins

Yes, the machine boots. Now I need to get acpi working on it so I can
use something besides the kb and nic.

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