I've been tasked with putting FreeBSD on a laptop at work. The problem
I'm having is this: The USB controller is setting up as IRQ 10, while
another piece of hardware is hard-coded to that IRQ. Hence, the kernel
panics on a page-fault at boot time, meaning I can't even start the install.
The laptop is a Eurocom 3100b and its BIOS doesn't have a setting to
shut off the USB stuff. (I upgraded the BIOS just to see if that would
help. It didn't.) I tried to disable USB in the kernel config utility,
only to discover that to the kernel config utility uhci doesn't exist.
So what I'm asking is this: is there any way around this problem, or do
I inform my boss that he's asking the impossible?
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Thanks in advance,
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