booting on i915 + ICH6 SATA?

Yury Tarasievich grog at
Tue Jun 7 00:23:49 PDT 2005

On 6 June 2005 16:33, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> > The 1.2.0-RELEASE won't boot on machine built on i915 + ICH6 SATA (it's
> > MB Proactive P5GD1 Pro, in fact). With all kinds of boot options (no
> > acpi, safe etc.) it gets as far as isa_probe_children (like it tells with
> > "verbose boot" option) and completely stops working there, keyboard not
> > workings etc. Tried changing BIOS options, too. Any hints?
> Try the patch mentioned at
> ,
> but you need to rebuild the kernel yourself for that.

Thanks! Now, the patch is just IDs added (and freebsd-5.4 boots there okay)?? 

Was there a reason for the loader to not print something like "critical 
hardware with unknown IDs" instead of mute hanging?

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