Asus P4S800D-E Deluxe

User LAFFER1 laffer1 at
Sun Jun 27 06:39:36 PDT 2004

I've noticed that many newer Asus boards have ACPI problems with FreeBSD. 
Its a shame because i have always bought asus boards since I learned of 

On Sat, 26 Jun 2004, Doug Poland wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 12:15:18AM +0100, Shaun Friedle wrote:
>> On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 18:42, Doug Poland wrote:
>>>> I currently have an Asus P4C800 Deluxe which is okay - until I turn off
>>>> ACPI and then I get a "Fatal trap 9: general protection fault while is
>>>> kernel mode" while booting. I need to be able to turn off ACPI as the
>>>> nvidia driver doesn't work with it on.
>>>> The P4S800D-E Deluxe is very similar is features to the P4C800 Deluxe
>>>> and I want to make sure that it doesn't suffer from the same problem
>>>> before I buy it.
>>> Sorry, it does suffer the same problem.  I've got an nVidia 5700
>>> that's running the XFree86 nv driver because of this issue.
>> Hi,
>> It's a good job I checked first then. Do you know of any boards that
>> offer similar features, but don't have this problem?
> No, I don't.  Someone created a webapp that attempted to "rate" the
> performance of mobos for FBSD.  The URL is:
> I just checked it out and it seems to be stale now.  There's a MySQL
> connect error visible on the page.  Also, it didn't rate ACPI
> compatibility/performance which is something you really want to know.
> --
> Regards,
> Doug
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