Possible Handbook Typo
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 4 18:20:41 GMT 2005
On Sunday 02 January 2005 01:33 am, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > From: Bob Van Valzah <Bob at VanValzah.Com>
> > Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2005 18:37:05 -0600
> > Sender: owner-freebsd-acpi at freebsd.org
> > I'm just reading the acpi-debug.html page in the handbook and I see
> > something that looks suspicious (to my eyes at least).
> > Section 184.108.40.206 System Hangs (temporary or permanent) advises setting
> > hint.apic.0.disabled="1" in loader.conf. Shouldn't hints go
> > in /boot/device.hints instead of loader.conf?
> > I'm no expert in this area, so I thought I check it with the ACPI list
> > before submitting a PR.
> No typo.
> Hints may be in either the device.hints file or loader.conf, but in the
> case of ACPI, it's probably better to use loader.conf as it is processed
> earlier and ACPI starts doing things very early in the boot procedure,
Nah, the boot only checks to see if ACPI is there, but that info isn't used by
the kernel if the disable hint is set. Setting it in either file is find.
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