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Re: NetBSD on modern laptops

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 07:04:51PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> See if you can detach any of the devices after boot.  Try, for example,
> 'drvctl -d puc0'.

This worked for umodem, but not for puc0 or com2.  I suppose puc0 can't
be disabled because com2 is a child of it.

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 11:03:26PM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> (Peter Bex) writes:
> >Thanks for the hints!  Is there any way to disable these devices (besides
> >compiling a custom kernel of course), since I'm not currently using them?
> >It would be great to use hibernation on this laptop.
> USB is a bit tricky unless you want to disable all of USB. The Lenovo
> notebooks I know can disable the broadband interfaces via ACPI, but
> to control this from NetBSD you need the thinkpad acpi driver enabled
> and the driver might not work because of the different methods used
> by the various Lenovo notebooks. There could be a BIOS option too.

I was unable to find one.

> The puc driver can probably be disabled with userconf.

I tried to disable umodem, puc and com, but they were all still detected.


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