Acer travelmate 2702 LCi installation problem

Kent Palmkvist kentp at
Mon Feb 14 09:48:59 GMT 2005

At 12:47 2005-02-12, you wrote:
>I have an Acer Travelmate 2702 LCi.
>When I put a freebsd installation cdrom (I have tried any version, with 
>and without ACPI) in the box and start it up, everything goes fine untill 
>it wants to load the kernel. the "/" then just sits there and does 
>nothing. I need a power recycle before I can use the laptop again.
>Please help, because I really want freebsd on my laptop, and not redhat or 
>the likes....(they work fine on the laptop, though)...
>Any suggestions ?


Do you have a BIOS setup called "legacy USB support"? If so, try to turn it 
off. I found that helped me when I got problems with my Acer Aspire 1522 
WLMi showing this type of error.

Do not forget to check the mailing lists and bug report data base for more hints and/or 


Kent Palmkvist
Electronics Systems
Department of Electrical Engineering
Linkoping University
S-581 83 Linkoping

Email: kentp at
Phone: +46 13 28 13 47
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