5.3-BETA2 problems booting HP NetServer E60 both ACPI andnon-ACPI

Ruslan Ermilov ru at freebsd.org
Tue Aug 31 06:37:56 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 03:25:23PM +0200, Dennis Kj?r Jensen wrote:
> > > You can disable AGP with hints on recent -CURRENT versions.  Set
> > > hint.agp.0.disabled=1 while in the loader(8), and see if that helps.
> >
> > Same same - the system locks up both with and without acpi
> I actually managed to get it running without even having to turn any knobs
> in loader(8)
> BIOS upgrade from 4.06.25 PN to 4.06.26 PN solved the case.
> According to HP:
> "Fix hang problem during Windows 2000 installation on E60 systems with
> motherboard containing a new version of Winbond Super I/O chipset
> (W83977EF)"
> Apparently this also fixes hang problem with FreeBSD newer than 4.7
> Why it broke somewhere between 4.7 and 4.8 is beyond me, but I don't really
> care about that now :)
Thank you a lot for following up, Dennis!

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer
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