Intel DP45SG motherboard problem (amd64)
jhb at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 24 14:57:31 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 23 February 2010 5:40:31 pm Alastair Hogge wrote:
> On Wed February 24 2010 00:14:00 John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Tuesday 23 February 2010 8:51:04 am Alastair Hogge wrote:
> > > > > Hello John,
> > > > >
> > > > > In regards to an old email thread:
> > > > > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hardware/2009-
> > > >
> > > > June/thread.html#5887
> > > >
> > > > > I've attached the i386 dmesg & "mptable device" from a 9.0-CURRENT
> > > > > -r204168 system which still fails on booting an amd64 CD.
> > > >
> > > > You need to build a custom amd64 kernel which includes "device
> > > > and use that. You may need to set 'hint.acpi.0.disabled=1' as well to
> > > > force ACPI to be disabled.
> > >
> > > OK, I've cross built an amd64 system and installed it on a spare HDD.
> > > Once it booted I ran "mptable -verbose -dmesg -grope" Here is the
> > It appears that the new kernel works, yes?
> > That should at least get you a
> > working system now.
> Pretty exciting, however, it looks like that booting from an installation
> CD is still problematic.
Yes, but it is really odd that you do not have any ACPI tables. All 64-bit
machines should have ACPI.
> > I have no idea why the system does not provide ACPI
> > tables. Is there a BIOS option to enable/disable ACPI perhaps?
> I can't find anything .
Can you save the output of 'acpidump -d -t' to a file and post the URL? If
the output is very short, you can just paste it inline into a reply.
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