if_wpi will not work for me
Johan.Johansen at cc.uit.no
Tue Mar 18 20:41:56 UTC 2008
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:57:11 +0100
> Johan Johansen <Johan.Johansen at cc.uit.no> wrote:
> > My notebook is HP Compaq nc2400 running FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE
> > kldload if_wpi give me
> > Mar 18 10:29:34 juba kernel: wpi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG>
> > mem 0xf0000000-0xf0000fff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci8
> > Mar 18 10:29:34 juba kernel: wpi0: could not allocate memory resource
> > Mar 18 10:29:34 juba kernel: device_attach: wpi0 attach returned 6
> > and ifconfig show no wpi0
> > I have not seen this behaviour mentioned before, so could anyone
> > give me some hints, please?
> I have something like that on my Acer laptop (Aspire 5672). Network
> drivers (wpi and bge) fails to attach unless I disable acpi.
> Unfortunately, acpi is necessary for other important things (thermal
> control, cpu speed control) so running without it is not an option.
> I have troed a lot of things to fix this (suggested by other people),
> but no luck so far.
> I think it is due to a bug in bios / acpi.
> More info about my laptop and FreeBSD here:
> FWIW, the laptop runs Linux (Ubuntu) without problems:
> Torfinn Ingolfsen
I will check to see if stopping acpi does any differ, but that will probably
not be a good solution for me. Linux is out of the question!
I see there have been som talk about a patch the last days,
Could that do me any good?
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