Bug #1594

Kernel panic during boot from Live CD on Dell E6400

Added by bodie over 9 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

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Hi all,

I'm trying to install 2.4.1 release on laptop Dell E6400. I have problems to
install FreeBSD or DragonflyBSD on it for about last 6 months. Everytime kernel
panic and I end in ddb, but keyboard is not working then. I can use this Live CD
or install it on hdd when I disable ACPI. In NetBSD or OpenBSD it's working and
on OpenBSD suspend/resume is not running.

I can't post much more details. Just what you can see in attachment as keyboard
is not working and I don't have serial console or USB -> RS232 converter.

03112009564.jpg (511 KB) 03112009564.jpg bodie, 11/03/2009 01:52 PM
03112009567.jpg (508 KB) 03112009567.jpg bodie, 11/03/2009 06:35 PM


#1 Updated by polachok over 9 years ago

Which version of FreeBSD have you tried, 7.2 or 8.0?

#2 Updated by bodie over 9 years ago

7.2 and some 6. Can't remember exactly now. But no one was current.

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#3 Updated by polachok over 9 years ago

Try to drop into loader prompt and set debug.acpi.disabled="cmbat".

#4 Updated by bodie over 9 years ago

set debug.acpi.disabled="cmbat" is working at least for installer. I'm
installing now to test other bugs.

#5 Updated by bodie over 9 years ago

Hmmm, after installation when I'm going to boot from disk trough CD installer
after these steps in loader prompt : unload ; lsdev ; set curredev="disk0s2a" ;
set debug.acpi.disable="cmbat" ; boot I get again kernel panic on attached
screenshot and keyboard is not working.

#6 Updated by tuxillo about 5 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Category set to Kernel
  • Assignee deleted (0)
  • Target version set to 3.8.0


Would it be possible to try with latest master ?

Antonio Huete

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