Watchdog timeouts with ACPI

Chris Stenton jacs at
Fri Aug 6 08:32:59 PDT 2004


Are there still outstanding ACPI issues?

On my ASUS dual xeon motherboard I still can't use my onboard intel nic
with ACPI enabled (under 5.2.1).


On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 22:47, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Sunday 01 August 2004 10:12 am, Bill Moran wrote:
> > Just cvsupped current and rebuilt everything last night (July 31) and I
> > get watchdog timeouts on my NIC when ACPI is enabled.  All seems to work
> > well with ACPI turned off.
> >
> > dmesg is attached.  Email me if there's any more information I can collect
> > to help get this working better.  I'm not subscribed to current@, so
> > send it direct.
> Try ACPI with apic diesbled (set hint.apic.0.disabled=1 at the loader prompt), 
> it appears that your MP Table is busted so you aren't using the apic when you 
> don't use ACPI.

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