9.0 w/ACPI enabled, excluding NICs

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Jul 13 13:52:17 UTC 2012

> I am running a small personal file server. To ensure constant network
> access, had to disable the ACPI, hence no power saving at all. The CPU

why you "had to" disable ACPI. i never ever seen network problems with 
ACPI. basically it works, or it doesn't at all.

> gets very warm as everything (presumably) is running at full throttle.
> Is there any way to disable the ACPI partially, i.e. allow spin-down
> for disks etc, but keep the NICs running?

This is IMHO not about FreeBSD support of ACPI but possible BIOS settings 
that turn on some kind of hibernation.
> Hope that this question was understandable. Thanks.
> Regards,
> Ronny Mandal
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