5.3-RELEASE: Where is the blacklist referenced on the install disks?

Atle Veka atlev at flyingcroc.net
Fri Feb 11 21:03:26 GMT 2005

On Fri, 11 Feb 2005, Dan Nelson wrote:

> In the last episode (Feb 11), Atle Veka said:
> > ASUS p2b-d motherboards are blacklisted on 5.3-RELEASE and refuse to
> > install. Where is this blacklist located, I need to manually remove
> > that block?
> >
> > The ASUS p2b-d motherboards are quite common, we have probably 100 or
> > so left of them and have at one point had over 400. Seems really
> > strange to me to exclude a popular motherboard on acpi issues...
> The blacklist is on BIOS versions that have broken ACPI support.  All
> it does it disable the ACPI module.  Your system should still boot
> fine without it.

This is during a new install and after loading all floppies it actually
halts the boot process and notifies of an automatic reboot [in 15


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