FreeBSD PNP OS = NO in system bios configuration?

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Dec 31 14:37:24 PST 2004

conover at (John Conover) wrote:

> Should PNP OS = NO in the PC system bios configuration be used for
> freeBSD?
> How about assigning IRQs of the PCI devices in system bios? 
>     Thanks,
>     John
> BTW, the reasons for the system related questions is that I'm having
> some stability issues in FreeBSD 2.5.1; runs for many hours of stress
> testing, and then freaks out, with BSD messges like "system interrupts
> have failed," etc., which is more like HW or bios configuration
> problems. 2.5.1 has a history of stability, right?

There never was such a thing as FreeBSD 2.5.1.  Are you sure you're not
using 5.2.1?  5.2.1 is experimental software and doesn't really have a
great history of stability.  Upgrade to 5.3 (if that's the case).

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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