Subject: Re: time for INSTALL.ACPI ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/13/2006 16:55:22
My current desktop machine (Intel D945GTP motherboard) cannot boot
amd64 GENERIC or GENERIC.MP kernels; something goes really wrong (it's
been a while since I've tried) and it can't even find a console device
nor much else. All devices work virtually all the time with ACPI
turned on, though I need to use ISA for the floppy controller.
I would provide dmesgs but they are corrupted with pages of ^M and little else.
Installation of the amd64 port is slightly more difficult than usual
because there is no GENERIC_ACPI kernel listed in sysinst.
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