amd64 and FreeBSD 5.4-BETA1

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Mar 23 15:12:56 PST 2005

Torfinn Ingolfsen <torfinn.ingolfsen at> writes:
> As I wrote earlier, I don't have hat option in the bios. But after
> re-reading the acpi debugging chapter in the handbook, I found a
> workaround. With the line:
>   hint.apic.0.disabled="1"
> in /boot/loader.conf, the machine hangs for a while (perhaps 15
> seconds), and then continues the boot. Now acpi works, and even the
> mouse works (along with usb and firewire ports).

Remove NO_MIXED_MODE from your kernel config, and try again with the
APIC enabled.  NO_MIXED_MODE is (IMHO incorrectly) enabled by default
to "avoid penalizing non-broken chipsets".

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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