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SubjectRe: GPF, Oops on system halt
Mark Hahn wrote:
>
> > > 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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