i386/69750: Boot without ACPI failed on ASUS L5

Maxim Maximov mcsi at mcsi.pp.ru
Wed Aug 25 01:40:20 PDT 2004

The following reply was made to PR i386/69750; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Maxim Maximov <mcsi at mcsi.pp.ru>
To: Tilman Linneweh <arved at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org, freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: i386/69750: Boot without ACPI failed on ASUS L5
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 12:37:17 +0400

 Tilman Linneweh wrote:
 > Maxim Maximov:
 >>>Did this Board boot without ACPI with an older version of FreeBSD
 >>>(e.g. STABLE), is this a regression?
 >>This is unknown. I didn't have FreeBSD version older than 5.2.1 on this 
 >>notebook. I could, say, try to load from 4.x boot CD and see if it loads 
 >>fine. Is it needed? If yes, what version do you want me to try?
 > There were some discussions about regressions when booting w/o ACPI in
 > (e.g. http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200403111246.12192.jhb )
 > So I guessed trying to boot a 4.x kernel would be a good test.
 Well, some tests have been done. My notebook is P4 w/HTT and HTT can't 
 be disabled in BIOS.
 1. I built UP kernel of 6.0-CURRENT. It hangs firmly when booting after
 2. UP 4.10-R kernel boots fine
 I can't test 4.x SMP kernel though.
 Maxim Maximov

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