This is a discussion on Re: Thinkpad T60p - FreeBSD ; What about wireless? Which card does your T60 have and were you able to get it working? Martin wrote: > > Hi, > > I've got a new laptop and would like to share some > information about it. First ...
What about wireless? Which card does your T60 have and were you able to
get it working?
> I've got a new laptop and would like to share some
> information about it. First thing to say is: FreeBSD-STABLE
> runs well and stable with SMP.
> And then again, there are some weird bugs/missing features
> the laptop has uncovered.
> 1) ACPI-weirdness?
> I can see some "acpi_bus_number: can't get _ADR" messages
> during startup. Whatever it is, it does not affect the standard ACPI
> There is also a "acpi_throttle1: failed to attach P_CNT".
> 2) cpufreq does not work
> The module does not load. It gives me
> "device_attach: est0/est1 attach returned 6" multiple
> 3) em(4) - small bug(s)
> When there is no ethernet cable attached, em(4) will fail
> to be detected. dmesg gives me:
> em0: The EEPROM Checksum Is Not Valid
> em0: Unable to initialize the hardware
> em(4) works if ethernet cable is plugged in first. Then
> you can unplug and plug it in again, it will still work.
> If you change the MAC address while it has been unplugged,
> em(4) will fail to work, too.
> 4) Sound (ICH7)
> The "82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio" chipset
> does not work. As far as I understand the docs, it should
> have an AC97 compatibility mode like 82801GB. This is really
> a pity that sound does not work. I tried to patch ich.c, but
> I'm too dumb, I think. The "bus_alloc_ressource_any" functions
> near ich.c:792 both return 0.
> Here is what I get from pciconf:
> class=0x040300 card=0x201017aa chip=0x27d88086 rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
> 5) No ATI - vesa works
> The kernel does not recognize ATI vga card. drm seems not to
> be supported. VESA mode Xorg works fine.
> class=0x030000 card=0x200717aa chip=0x71c41002 rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
> 6) umass USB problems (panic on plug-in)
> I got a panic with umass. Pluging in a USB card reader
> gives me a slow kernel output. If I detach it while
> in the quite long detection phase it gives me:
> Fatal trap 12 (g_event)
> Stopped at xpt_schedule
> Debugger prompt is frozen from here on, so no further
> analysis can be done.
> Also, if I plug in the device and boot, the detection
> of disks, CDs and the reader itself takes minutes.
> The kernel hangs while doing something.
> I can provide more information on request.
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