Re: ACPI trouble with EPIA-M
From: Harald Schmalzbauer (h_at_schmalzbauer.de)
To: Thorsten Greiner <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 00:14:55 +0200
On Wednesday 22 October 2003 22:22, Thorsten Greiner wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have a VIA EPIA-M 10000 board which works mostly when I disable
> ACPI in the bios. Unfortunately the parallel port is controlled by
> some Super-IO chip and is not recognized during boot. The same holds
> true for serial ports and the floppy controller.
> When I enable ACPI in the bios the machine boots normally and
> recognizes the parallel port BUT stops after displaying the hd/cdrom
> identification , at the point where it would normally start init
> (before the "Mounting root from ..." is displayed).
> At this point it just stops. I can break into DDB but nothing
Sorry, I can't help you but I'd like to confirm this. Since I don't need the
ParPort my workarround was to disable the ParPort in the BIOS. Then I had no
problems with ACPI.
> This machine is running a custom kernel based on GENERIC with
> several device drivers removed and debugging stuff disabled (DDB is
> still there), cvsupped Oct 17. There are no ACPI error messages
> displayed during the boot process.
> I will happily provide more information on request. Please help me
> to get this parallel port going as I want to hook up my printer
> there. Thanks!
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