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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] hanging after sio1: type 16550A
 Date:  Mon, 4 Oct 2004 11:39:47 -0400
On Mon, 4 Oct 2004 11:07:00 -0400, James W. McKeand <james at mckeand dot biz> wrote:
> AFAIK, "sio1" is referring to the serial interface not your NICs. Do you
> have your serial port(s) disabled?
> 
> The 16550A is a standard serial controller. (I think I remember that
> correctly...)

Yeah that's the serial port.  

Sounds like you've already disabled most of everything in the BIOS,
but just to make sure, disable the parallel port, all serial ports,
and any onboard sound.  If there is a setting for "plug and play OS"
set it to no.

-Chris