current iso snapshots

Chris Knight chris at
Mon Jul 14 18:26:05 PDT 2003


My Thinkpads (i1200, TP600) work OK, but you can't use ACPI on
them with the default DSDT.

Press Space at the boot loader countdown, then issue:

set hint.acpi.0.disabled=1

Your Thinkpad should then boot OK. AFAIK some newer functionality
may be lost without ACPI support.

If this works for you, then you want to add the following to


AFAICT getting ACPI working properly on a Thinkpad involves
learning AML to modify the default DSDT to work correctly with
acpica. I haven't got that far yet though.

stinkpad - haven't heard that before. Appropriate term when trying
to get 5.x running on them...

Chris Knight
Systems Administrator
Tel: +61 3 6334 6664  Fax: +61 3 6331 7032  Mob: +61 419 528 795

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Thomson
> Sent: Tuesday, 15 July 2003 10:31
> To: freebsd-current at
> Subject: current iso snapshots
> is there a definitive zone for snapshots of current??
> i stumbled upon this but my local mirror doesn't have any..
> lftp> 
> 5.1-RELEASE didn't like my stinkpad.. i'm ready to try anything!! ;)
> cheers,
> ajt.
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