[OpenIndiana-discuss] Solaris 11 or OpenIndiana won't boot on my Acer laptop
gary_mills at fastmail.fm
Sat Nov 12 01:12:05 UTC 2011
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 11:30:49AM -0600, Gary Mills wrote:
> When I boot with `-v', it gets further:
> WARNING: iommu: Calculated AGAW (39) is outside valid limits [30,12]
> specified by Vt-d spec and magaw
> acpinex0 at root
> acpinex: cpu at 1, cpudrv0
> /fw/cpu at 1: (cpudrv0) online
> pseudo-device: dld0
> dld0 is /pseudo/dld at 0
> /* hung */
> I believe that the problem is with USB driver, or perhaps higher up
> the driver chain. This is very difficult to confirm because USB is
> the only way to access this laptop, other than the keyboard and mouse.
> Is there anything more I can do?
Is there a driver handoff someplace? It must boot first from the BIOS,
but somewhere along the way it must switch to the kernel driver. That
might be where the problem lies.
-Gary Mills- -refurb- -Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-
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