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. -- Remember: the only difference between being the champ and the chump is u.
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