Re: Kfreebsd Install of 8-28 mini.iso SUCCESS :) - with outstanding X issue
From what I've found, the HPET issue seems similar to:
--Since KFBSD doesn't have a /boot/loader.conf, not sure how to tell it how to boot without ACPI by passing GRUB parms to the kernel....
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> On 09/09/12 15:46, Dave Bechtel wrote:
>> I added "no-hpet" to KFBSD /etc/default/grub
> Sorry, not quite what I meant. That won't work...
> I don't think any parameter passed in from GRUB can avoid this.
>> All other Vmware guests are working fine, so I'd rather not set that
>> option on the host, which has:
>> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="vga=773 elevator=deadline"
> Also I didn't mean for you to change that either; that controls the the
> host's use of the system's real HPET device.
> What I really meant is that VMware is emulating a virtual HPET device
> and providing that to the guest. I think disabling it would help to
> avoid this crash. I'm not familiar with VMware, but for example Qemu
> has a -no-hpet argument and Xen has an (hpet 0) option for exactly this.
> [I suspect the FreeBSD kernel, since 9.0, inappropriately guesses (based
> on IRQ number) what devices to use level-triggered interrupts for and
> will try to do this for the HPET; some virtualisation platforms don't
> seems to like it].
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