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the issue is with the acer product specifically the bios settings for the HPET timer in the 2920z model laptop
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not specific to the merom2 chipset
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so, would probably be more useful in a HCL section if you have one
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put an entry for like acer 2920z laptop, (requires: hint.....

Revision as of 18:19, 4 January 2012

need to add something somewhere about usb chipset issues (bug report: http://markmail.org/message/smxnofrdmmkxyvnd)

one affected chip is http://ark.intel.com/products/32432

solution during boot is to escape to loader prompt, type:

set hint.hpet.0.allowed_irqs="0x400000"

set the hint to install and once again in the loader to boot the install, then add it to loader.conf

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/device-hints.html

the issue is with the acer product specifically the bios settings for the HPET timer in the 2920z model laptop

not specific to the merom2 chipset

so, would probably be more useful in a HCL section if you have one

put an entry for like acer 2920z laptop, (requires: hint.....