Load ACPI when turned off in loader.con (also: no ACPI panics in ata probe in 7-current)

Pascal Hofstee caelian at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 18:12:01 PDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 21:02 -0400, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> I just turned ACPI off in loader.conf.
> Unfortunately it turns out that 7-current on my dual Opteron (Armima
> HDAMB) panics in ata probe when ACPI is off (bug report to follow).
> That means I cannot even get into single user mode.  I need to load
> ACPI from the loader prompt before booting the kernel.
> I tried "load acpi" which does not report an error, but neither a
> loaded module.  Booting the kernel afterwards leads to the same panic.
> Next I tried to unload the kernel first, but a "load acpi" just loads
> the kernel module, not the acpi module.  I assume this is due to me
> having it turned off in loader.conf.
> What is the right procedure to do this? Can I tell the bootloader to
> ignore loader.conf?

Have you tried setting hint.acpi.0.disabled=0  at the boot loader
prompt ?

Pascal Hofstee <caelian at gmail.com>

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