On Thursday 05 October 2006 10:48, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 01:09:27PM +0100, Robert Watson wrote:
> > >It's definetely a regression from 4.11-STABLE that runs fine on this
> > >system with ACPI fully enabled
> Hmm, I was wrong about 4.11 using ACPI - it does not use it here really,
> it uses "good old" APM.
> > It would be interesting to know how 4.x probes the hardware vs. how it
> > apperas in the 6.x dmesg.
> fdc0: <NEC 72065B or clone> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
> fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
> fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
> fdc0: <floppy drive controller> port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f0 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
You have a screwed up BIOS. Listing 0x3f0 twice is what is probably breaking
your system. You can probably patch your ASL and build a custom DSDT to get
your floppy drive working. Check the manpages and the acpi@ list for more
info on doing that.