New DFly ISO CD image available 20040506

Rahul Siddharthan rsidd at
Fri May 7 12:38:32 PDT 2004

Matthew Dillon wrote:
>:I built a new kernel last night (sources around 7 pm EDT).  I didn't
>:use the above option (will try it when I get home) but I was getting
>:hangs with the ACPI module.  I hadn't used ACPI before on DFly, but it
>:worked without hangs (though not fully functional) with FreeBSD 5 and
>:it works perfectly with linux.  No problem if I disabled ACPI.
>:By hang I mean freeze up, no crash/panic, no console messages.
>:It happened once during the boot process (last message on screen was
>:"starting syslogd") and once after booting when I typed "startx".
>:Is there any way to debug this or is ACPI just "unsupported"?
>    Rahul, please try acpica5 instead of acpica.  Add 'device acpica5'
>    nad remove 'device acpica' from your kernel config.

This was the module (I added "acpi" to sys/dev/Makefile).  I believe
this builds from the acpica5 directory?  Will it make a difference to
build it as part of the kernel?

>    And, if you have a chance, see if FreeBSD-4 boots w/ its acpica.
>    I suspect not.

Last I checked, it didn't: it hung while probing devices.  Now at
least it gets past that point.


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