5.3-BETA7 - kernel hangs on boot - Toshiba Satellite A30

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Thu Oct 7 13:43:12 PDT 2004

On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Adam VanderHook wrote:

> I have a Toshiba Satellite A30.  Today I downloaded 5.3-BETA7 disc 1
> from ftp2.
> I have tried normal booting, ACPI disabled, safe mode, and verbose mode.
> ALL of them hang during kernel boot at the same point, expect when ACPI
> is disabled.  I've also tried this with 5.2.1 and 5.1 CDs from BSDmall,
> as well as some other misc. beta/rc CDs from the 5.x series I have
> laying around.
> NOTE:  All dmesgs presented are from 5.3-BETA7.  I had to copy them by
> hand.
> Booting with ACPI disabled (notice the pir0 entry now, and hangs on pci0
> instead of ata0):
> 	http://acidos.bandwidth-junkies.net/dmesg.no-acpi

I have no idea about the hang in ACPI mode, but try setting
hw.pci.enable_io_modes=0 from the loader when booting with ACPI disabled.
All recent Toshiba laptops i've played with recently have needed that.


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