Re: Compaq desktop does not work without ACPI

From: Doug White <>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 21:05:45 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Oleg Polyakov wrote:

> > > I upgraded old Compaq Despro EP from 5.1-Release to Current as of Aug
> > > 27th (cvsupped) and last line I see after boot is "Mounting root from
> > > ufs:/dev/ad0s1a". The box just can't go past this point. boot -v gives
> > > one more line "start_init: trying /sbin/init". It happened with both
> > > generic and myself configured kernels.
> >
> >That sounds like your hints file is missing the required syscons entries.
> >Did you just copy GENERIC.hints to /boot/device.hints?
> Yes, it's there. It looks like it was installed while installing
> 5.1-Release.
> It's the same file as GENERIC.hints. device.hints got loaded and I can see
> in kenv output same hint entries as in device.hints.

Hm, ATAng went in since 5.1-R, so I wonder if it is having issues reading
from the disk then. How long have you let it sit trying to start init?
Does it give random disk errors?

Doug White                    |  FreeBSD: The Power to Serve          |
Received on Tue Sep 02 2003 - 19:05:46 UTC

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