FreeBSD 6.0, ThinkPad 600, dc0: watchdog timeout - ACPI?
nate at root.org
Sat Jun 10 00:29:05 UTC 2006
Doug White wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Fred Koschara wrote:
>> I just purchased another ThinkPad 600 and installed FreeBSD 6.0,
>> expecting it would go as smoothly as had my previous installations of
>> FreeBSD on my Web, database and nameservers, on the desktop machine on
>> which I'm experimenting with FreeBSD programming, and on the Dell
>> Latitude where FreeBSD is one of the 5 operating systems I have
Thanks for providing your experience, Doug.
> The TP600s require some special hacks to get going. I have a 600E that I
> put 6.1 on a couple of weeks ago and needed to do the following:
> 1. Update to the latest BIOS and embedded controller firmware.
This is ALWAYS #1 on the list of solutions, don't submit a complaint
until you've done this.
> 2. Boot into DOS with the PS2.EXE tool and disable all of the devices
> you aren't using. Make sure at least 3 IRQs are assigned to PCI (I have
> 9, 10, and 11 assigned). 3. Add 'hw.cbb.memory=0xd8000' to
You probably just have to disable the 2ndary ATA bus (the one on the
docking station). Or maybe acpi_dock (only in -current) would help.
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