Boot issues with a Dell Inspiron 530 and 8.0 RC1

Gary Jennejohn gary.jennejohn at
Tue Oct 6 17:50:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, 6 Oct 2009 18:26:47 +0200
Christian Schmidt <schmidt_chr at> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 17:17, Gavin Atkinson
> > Secondly, try editing src/sys/amd64/amd64/machdep.c
> > (or /sys/i386/i386/machdep.c if you are using i386), search for
> > "MacBook", and adding the output of the command
> > "kenv smbios.system.product"
> > to the list of strings compared.
> Just for some understanding: what will that exactly do and why "MacBook"?

MacBook is in a comment near the code you should modifiy.  If you were
to look at the code you would see that it disables the LEGACY_USB_EN
bit on the Intel ICH.

Gary Jennejohn

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