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Re: npxdna vector not initialized

2010/10/14 Erik Bertelsen <>:
> In the end the net result seems to be: some change in september made
> the npx attachment move from acpi to isa thus requiring the npx at
> isa0 device declaration.

keeping in the bad habit of following up to myself, I can add that
something is really fishy. The first lines of a dmesg are:

Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
    2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
    The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
    The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.

NetBSD 5.99.39 (EMINI) #16: Sat Oct  9 15:58:20 CEST 2010
total memory = 868 MB
avail memory = 848 MB
timecounter: Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
RTC BIOS diagnostic error 0xe7<clock_battery,ROM_cksum,config_unit,invalid_time>
timecounter: Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 100
Apple Inc. Macmini3,1 (1.0)
mainbus0 (root)
ACPI: BIOS is too old (19090427). Set acpi_force_load to use.
cpu0 at mainbus0: Intel 686-class, 1990MHz, id 0x1067a
pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1
pci0: i/o space, memory space enabled, rd/line, rd/mult, wr/inv ok
pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0: NVIDIA product 0x0a82 (rev. 0xb1)
NVIDIA product 0x0a88 (RAM memory, revision 0xb1) at pci0 dev 0 function 1 not c

Note the RTC BIOS diagnostic and also note that only one of the cpu
kernels is recognized.

Should I (and how) set acpi_force_load as suggested ?

kind regards
- Erik

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