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Re: kern/40488: Unable to reboot Dell PE 2970
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:05:04PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/40488; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Andrew Doran <ad%netbsd.org@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Cc: port-i386%netbsd.org@localhost, port-amd64%netbsd.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: kern/40488: Unable to reboot Dell PE 2970
> Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 23:03:16 +0000
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:45:00PM +0000, mbowie%buzmo.com@localhost wrote:
> > Running a fresh install of either 4.0.1 or 5.0_BETA (from 20090125) on a
> Dell PowerEdge 2970 (BIOS 3.0.3). Issuing a reboot or "shutdown -r now"
> results in the machine hanging indefinitely after unmounting the local
> filesystems. A test installation of FreeBSD on the same system reboots
> successfully. Testing with both ACPI and ACPI / SMP disabled yields the same
> results. There are no ACPI tunables in the BIOS.
> We could try port 0x92 and the PCI reset vector before the triple fault.
> Anyone interested in taking a look?
FreeBSD at seems to try the port 92 method but not the PCI method.
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