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Re: Boot problem

On Sunday 06 February 2011 03:38:53 Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 03:11:46AM -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> > I just installed the latest BIOS version. Now booting with -1 hangs on
> > "pmsprobe". Booting with -12 makes it to the installation menu, with one
> > cpu disabled.
> > 
> > Booting with -2 is very very slow with kernel module loading, but after
> > the kernel is loaded the system seems responsive and normal. I'll try
> > installing like this and see how it works out.
> > 
> > I'm not sure what you mean by PCI and ACPI fixup options. My BIOS is very
> > simple, and does not have any options like this.
> Thats some option when you compile a new kernel.
> Can you check your BIOS and see if C1E is disabled?
> If not please disable that CPU option.
> Bernd

There is no option like that in BIOS. There is an option for virtualization, 
and the rest is very basic.

I got NetBSD installed now. The kernel issues are the same. I can boot with 
acpi disabled. The boot stalls on wd0 for a while, and a couple minutes later 
continues, and the system seems to be fine after.


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