DragonFly on an AMD64 machine

Andreas Hauser andy at splashground.de
Sat Jan 22 02:45:37 PST 2005

glennpj wrote @ Fri, 21 Jan 2005 23:46:19 -0600:

> I finally got around to trying to boot DragonFly on the AMD64 laptop.  
> It did not get very far into the boot process however.  The machine 
> powered off while loading the kernel.  The laptop is a Compaq R3340US 
> and I seem  to remember someone else on the list saying that it would 
> not boot.  Oh well. :-(

My Acer Aspire 1500 works fine, so there are AMD64 laptops that work.

Might it just get too hot before acpi loads (and then those seldom
seem to export powernow via acpi bios ..)? You might try in a very cool


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