3000Z Bugs Noticed Now That Its Running

Jung-uk Kim jkim at niksun.com
Tue Nov 23 07:53:25 PST 2004

On Tuesday 23 November 2004 12:56 am, Astrodog wrote:
> Well, now I hope we have a larger base for 3000Z work, so I figured
> I'd post the bugs I've run into so far, in no particular order. If
> you want more information on one, feel free to drop me a line, just
> posting this so other people know what they're getting in to.
> #1. No ACPI, I'm working on this one now
> #2. Kernel Panic when you close the lid. Goes away when ACPI is
> enabled, but then the boot gets stuck.

When ACPI is enabled, it works fine but the keyboard doesn't work 
AFAIK, i. e., PS/2 port is not probed.  However you can login from 
network, which is bad for laptop. :-(

> #3. Loss of usable LCD display when you switch from X back to a
> normal terminal. Goes into what looks like an old TV with its
> vertical sync fried.

This is well known bug in Xorg driver.


nVidia's binary driver doesn't have this bug but it is not available 
for FreeBSD/amd64 yet.

> Beyond those 3 things, which I think extend to most mobiles before
> they get some attention, its golden. I haven't tried nvidia's own
> drivers yet, or DRI... we'll see soon.

DRI doesn't work because there is no open source driver.


nVidia's own driver works fine for FreeBSD/i386 though.

Jung-uk Kim

> --- Harrison Grundy

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