On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 05:50:27PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 25-Nov-2003 Brooks Davis wrote:
> > Since the interrupt changes, my dual Xeons based on the SE7500WV2 board
> > don't work with ACPI.  Specificly, the onboard nics (em0 and em1)
> > appear to not be recieving interupts.  Instead, they continiously get
> > watchdog timeouts.  In a stock current, this is an instant panic.  With
> > a minor fix to the watchdog function, the system sees to be more or less
> > funcitonal other then not having a network.  Disabling ACPI makes the
> > nics work.  I have updated the BIOS to the latest version[0].
> > 
> > I've included ACPI and non-ACPI dmesg output below.  What else is needed
> > to diagnose this problem?  Any patches I should try?
> Since acpi0 failed to probe, ACPI isn't used to route interrupts.  However,
> the apic code expects ACPI to do that since it enumerated CPUs and I/O
> APICs.  You are just going to have to disable ACPI for now.
> > acpi0: <INTEL  SWV20   > on motherboard
> >     ACPI-1287: *** Error: Method execution failed [\\_SB_.PCI0.SBRG.EC0_._REG] 
> > (Node 0xc29b4660),
> > acpi0: Could not initialise SystemIO handler: AE_NOT_EXIST
> > device_probe_and_attach: acpi0 attach returned 6
> If you can get this fixed, then you can re-enable ACPI again.

What I can't figure out is why this is failing since acpi was at least
partialy working before.  For instance, soft power was definalty
working.  Doesn't that depend on acpi attaching?

-- Brooks

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