Running current on Proliant ml370

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Mon Nov 3 15:20:41 PST 2003

> I was donated a ML370 with 256Mb, single processor.
> It boots an 5.0-DP1 cd just fine, and it runs like a normal baby.
> So I tried upgrading it to 5.1-current. And it freezes.
> After some tinkering in /etc/loader.conf it now shows that it is probing
> devices:
> in short:
>     isa_probe_children: probing non-PnP devices
>     orm0 ................. on isa0
>     adv0 failed to probe on isa0
>     aha0: status reg test failed ff
>     aha0: 5* failed
>     aha0: failed to probe at port 0x134-0x137 on isa0
> And then the box is really really frozen.
> Power off by yanking the powercord.
> So I guess that one of the probes really kills the box??
> Question:
>     How do I find the order of devices that are probed in.
>     AKA what follows after aha0??
> And are there any suggestions in getting this baby to run CURRENT

Just following up to myself:

Disableing ACPI gets things all the way to the login prompt.

Added to: /boot/loader.rc
unset acpi_load 

Are there any usefull details I can post/mail as aid for others


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