Acer Aspire WLMi 5102 with AMD Turion 64 X2 system hanging with
powerd on 6.2-RC1 and 6.2-PRERELEASE
almarrie at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 07:04:46 PST 2006
On 12/21/06, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/20/06, Abdullah Al-Marrie <almarrie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello guys,
> > I have problem with my laptop Acer Aspire 5102 WLMi which has AMD
> > Turion™ 64 X2 dual-core TL-50 1.6 GHz with 1.5 GB of ram.
> > I'm running i386 6.2-RC1 upgraded to 6.2-PRELEASE via RELENG6 tag
> > since I don't have more than 4 GB of ram.
> > I have these lines add to my custom generic kernel
> > options SMP
> > device cpufreq
> > device smbus
> > I have this in my rc.conf
> > powerd_enable="YES"
> > But the the laptop even doesn't boot some times, and if booted it
> > hangs all the time, till I hashed out powerd_enable="YES"
> > hints?
> Had the same problem where powerd would hang my HP Pavilion dv8000
> system. I worked arround the problem by using the following in
> powerd_flags="-a maximum -b maximum"
> Of course this makes powered do nothing when on battery. What I think
> is happening is that powered is too aggressive in downgrading the
> clock speed, that it eventually sets the clock to a value that is so
> low that the system stops responding.
Thank you Scot,
The powerd_flags="-a maximum -b maximum" workaround worked like a charm for me.
But I'm still willing to help by testing patches from the FreeBSD commiters.
Thank you Bruno for sending the patch to me, Please let me know if you
need me to do more patches tests.
-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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