On Sun, Jul 25, 2004 at 08:38:52AM -0000, Vlad Tudorache wrote: > I'm using FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE with two systems. Both have VIA > chipsets - the older KT133A (my parents' home) and the "newer" KM266 > (my home). For both of them I've compiled specific kernels, with > ACPI support. KT133A works perfectly - no errors, warnings or > anything of this kind. With KM266 there is a problem: fdc0 is NOT > detected, for the kernel cannot reserve I/O ports. With ACPI > disabled, on the other hand, USB subsytem reports various errors - > restarting one or more ports, then giving up with controller > configuration. The GENERIC kernel you provide works well when apm0 > is off (the ASROCK MB I use has only ACPI), but it has no ACPI > support. What can I do (in order to have ACPI, fdc0 and USB working > well)?
[ Format recovered, as Greg says. Pressing the return key is good for your Karma] Other than waiting patiently, I don't think that there is actually a good solution to this problem right now. Turning on ACPI support kills access to the floppy drive on quite a few motherboards and for most available system versions. There was this thread on [EMAIL PROTECTED] quite recently, which offers a glimmer of hope that a fix is on the horizon, but no indication when, or indeed, if, anything will be MFC's to 4.x: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2004-June/028938.html Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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