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    SubjectRe: GPF, Oops on system halt
    Mark Hahn wrote:
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    > > > I believe this is a fault (bug) in the APM bios.
    > > > disabling apm would probably solve it.
    > >
    > > We tried disabling apm (and everything on the same menu in the BIOS),
    > > but it still does it.
    >
    > there's linux-kernel speculation that the problem is that your
    > bios's apm code assumes real-mode or dos/win/etc. there was a patch
    > sometime in the past month or so that switched to real mode before
    > calling apm bios functions, and this is reported to fix the problem.


    I'll look for it - but sill, wouldn't disabling apm in the bios stop the
    oopsen anyway?
    It's an AOpen bios and motherboard, if that helps anything.

    --Ethan

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