powerd freeze with amd 5000 X2 but not with lower cpus

Nate Lawson nate at root.org
Fri Jul 27 15:31:55 UTC 2007

JoaoBR wrote:
> Hi
> when I enable powerd with default flags (and any other also) the computer 
> freezes some seconds after powerd is started. It does not reach login. 
> Nothing in the logs. This is with amd 5000 X2 Am2
> When i stick into the same computer a 4600 or 4200 it runs fine and smooth.
> I thought it is MB related and did the same and again the 5000 cpu freeze, the 
> smaller ones not.
> Any idea what I should do?
> I use releng_6 amd and i386 same story and cpufreq and acpi is compiled.

Disable powerd again and boot normally.  Try changing the frequency with
"sysctl dev.cpu", etc. and see if any of the levels freeze for you.

You can boot single user if you want to avoid the fsck.


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