ACPI Attach (acpi_ibm) stops mouse from working
jhb at freebsd.org
Thu Oct 25 10:39:25 PDT 2007
On Thursday 25 October 2007 04:20:49 am Tom Judge wrote:
> Kevin Oberman wrote:
> >> Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 17:04:52 +0100
> >> From: Tom Judge <tom at tomjudge.com>
> >> Sender: owner-freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org
> >> Hi,
> >> I have recently setup an IBM/Lenovo T43 with RELENG_7 as of mid last
> >> week, however I have a problem with the acpi_ibm module.
> >> If I add acpi_ibm_load="YES" to loader.conf I get the following message
> >> during boot:
> >> psm0: unable to allocate IRQ
> >> This is followed by a message stating that the acpi_ibm module has
> >> attached to IRQ 12.
> >> If I remove this module from loader.conf and boot the system the mouse
> >> attaches and works as expected. If I then kldload acpi_ibm the module
> >> attaches to acpi0.
> >> Is there any way to make this work without loading the acpi module after
> >> boot?
> > I have a T43 and see the same thing if I load drivers in
> > /boot/loader.conf. I have seen it with both umass and it's USB brethren,
> > and if_ath. If I build them into the kernel or load them after the
> > system boots, there is no problem. Otherwise, no IRQ for the mouse (and
> > no mouse).
> > But you don't have to explicitly load ACPI. It's "magic" and
> > automatically loads if you don't disable it in hints. If it loads that
> > way, I have never had problems with the mouse.
> > jhb had some ideas of what caused the problem, but I have never had
> > time to pursue it and it is pretty rare.
> > Try removing the load from /boot/loader.conf and see if it works and if
> > you still get ACPI.
> If I remove acpi_ibm_load="YES" from loader.conf I do indeed still get
> acpi. But what I don't get are access to the IBM acpi extensions such
> as being able to use the access button to launch applications. It all
> seems to be related to the order in which the modules are loaded. If
> acpi_ibm is loaded last then all is well, if not then it attaches to irq
> 12 clobbering the ps2 port for the mouse.
I just committed a fix. You can fix it locally by removing the IBM0057 ID
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