FDC/ACPI/GEOM problems

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Wed Sep 29 11:15:27 PDT 2004


On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 16:04, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> > In message: <1096380248.911.7.camel at buffy.york.ac.uk>
> >             Gavin Atkinson <gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk> writes:
> > :
> > : I have spent a little time today looking at this problem in more detail.
> > : The hangs on BETA5 that several people have reported are indeed related
> > : to the above file revisions. Apparently systems only hang with ACPI
> > : enabled, and seem to hang in g_waitidle(), presumably waiting for the
> > : floppy drive to become idle.
> >
> > Does removing the fd drive change things?  The fdc worker thread is
> > still there in that case...
>
> Unplugging the floppy drive fixes the problem for me.

For the record, this has been fixed for me in sys/dev/fdc/fdc_isa.c rev.
1.9.2.3.

Thanks to phk and imp for investigating this and finding a solution.

Gavin


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