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SubjectRE: [PATCH][2.6.0-test4] Fix 'pci=noacpi' with buggy ACPI BIOSes
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Thomas,
Thanks for the fix.
I took the liberty of dropping your note into
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1219 and we'll use that means
to track that the right fix gets into both 2.4 and 2.6.

Thanks,
-Len


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Schlichter [mailto:schlicht@uni-mannheim.de]
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 2003 4:32 AM
> To: Andrew Morton
> Cc: LKML; Joonas Koivunen; Peter Lieverdink; Grover, Andrew
> Subject: [PATCH][2.6.0-test4] Fix 'pci=noacpi' with buggy ACPI BIOSes
>
>
> Hi Andrew,
>
> the attached patch fixes interrupt routing probems for (at
> least 3) people
> with broken ACPI BIOSes. If only the ACPI interrupt routing
> part is broken,
> 'pci=noacpi' should help as the documantation states:
>
> pci=option[,option...]
> [...]
> noacpi [IA-32] Do not use ACPI for IRQ routing.
>
> The problem was that ACPI interrupt routing was not correctly
> disabled.
> The patch applies cleanly to 2.6.0-test4...
>
> Thomas
>
> On Monday 25 August 2003 03:13, Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> > Hi Thomas,
> >
> > Your patch works beautifully. 'acpi=nopci' previously
> caused IDE to work
> > fine, but made the kernel not detect USB and network
> devices. With your
> > patch it sees all peripherals AND acpi is available for the
> cpu. I wonder
> > if it would be accepted into the kernel as a patch to
> workaround buggy acpi
> > bioses.
> >
> > Thanks heaps!
> >
> > - Peter.
> > --
> >
> > At 23:44 24/08/2003 +0200, you wrote:
> > >Am Sunday 24 August 2003 22:54 schrieb David van Hoose:
> > > > Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> > > > > Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> > > > >> When I enable ACPI on 2.6.0-test4 (also on
> 2.6.0-test3-*), the
> > > > >> kernel no longer recognises my IDE controller and
> drops down to PIO
> > > > >> mode for harddisk access. Additionally, USB devices don't get
> > > > >> detected.
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm running -test4 here with ACPI and have no trouble with USB
> > > > > devices.
> > > >
> > > > I'm running test4 here with ACPI and have no USB
> following a call trace
> > > > with "IRQ 20: nobody cared". ACPI seems to make odd
> reports. I've been
> > > > having this problem since 2.5.70'ish. Posted numerous
> times, but nobody
> > > > seems to care about it. I also have a PS/2 mouse
> detection when I have
> > > > no mice attached to my system.
> > > >
> > > > >> The system is an Athlon 2400+ on a Gibabyte GA-7VAXP
> mainboard.
> > > > >> (KT400)
> > > > >
> > > > > My system is an Athlon 1000 on an MSI KT266-based board.
> > > >
> > > > I have a Pentium 4 2.53 GHz on a Asus P4S8X mainboard.
> > > >
> > > > -David
> > > >
> > > > PS. dmesg is attached with ACPI debug and USB debug enabled.
> > >
> > >I had similar problems with my Epox 8K9A (KT400) Board.
> > >
> > >If I wanted to use my USB ports I had to boot wiht
> 'acpi=off'. But with
> > > the patch attached it is possible for me to boot with
> 'pci=noacpi'. It
> > > has the advantage that ACPI stays enabled...
> > >
> > >You are free to give it a try...
> > >
> > > Thomas
>
> On Sunday 10 August 2003 01:24, Joonas Koivunen:
> > On Saturday 09 August 2003 19:02, Thomas Schlichter wrote:
> > > It's not a problem with ACPI, it's more a problem with
> the interrupt
> > > routing based on the ACPI tables. These tables seem to be
> not correctly
> > > implemented in the BIOS and, as the german EPOX support
> admits, are not
> > > really tested. To change this you may contact the EPOX support and
> > > describe your problems, too....
> >
> > Thanks for letting me know.. I had a image of EPOX being
> pretty good with
> > motherboards.. Guess not then.
> >
> > > If you want to use ACPI while this BIOS bug is not fixed
> you may use the
> > > attached patch and boot with pci=noacpi. Without the
> patch this doesn't
> > > work for me here...
> >
> > Why isn't this patch in the mainstream kernel? There are many other
> > chipset/bios fixes in the kernel.. This would save many
> > reboot/recompilings/worries until or if ever epox does
> something with the
> > bios.
> >
> > The patch works nicely. Though I did apply it manually to
> -test3 :) But it
> > works.
> >
> > > Best regards
> > > Thomas Schlichter
> >
> > Thanks again
> > -rzei
>
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