FreeBSD 6.1 & 6.2 hanging and/or spontaneous rebooting

Ian Smith smithi at
Sat Jan 27 07:59:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Ian Smith wrote:

 > Sounds like an issue, but I don't think you need to recompile a kernel
 > to get APM, if you add 'hint.apm.0.disabled=0' to /boot/loader.conf it
 > should load with GENERIC.  It does on 5.x anyway, though I did compile
 > an APM kernel later, after getting things going that way.

Oops; just noticed that before compiling my kernel with APM, as well as
hint.apm.0.disabled=0 I'd also had apm_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf

While trying it, also add hint.ata.1.disabled=1 to quell your IRQ 3 msg.

Cheers, Ian

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