Old laptop not able to get enough entropy in FreeBSD 11

Jack L. xxjack12xx at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 06:15:39 UTC 2016

On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 7:16 PM, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 8:31 PM, Jack L. <xxjack12xx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I just installed 12-CURRENT on the laptop and it also hangs even at
>> install/boot/shutdown until I hit keys, then it will move as long as I
>> continue to hit keys. I also found that if I ping the laptop, it will
>> respond but in between pings, it will hang. Using FreeBSD 10.3, it works
>> perfectly fine without any random keypresses. Any ideas?
> Most likely due to something like power, acpi, interrupts, etc.  First
> thing I would do is reset the BIOS to defaults.

It's a gateway laptop, whatever is set is already the default since 99% of
the options aren't user configurable. Changing the boot order and turn
on/off auto dim are about the only options available. There isn't a reset
to default option either since it's an old laptop.

> --
> Adam

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