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    SubjectRe: 2.6.9-mm1: NForce3 problem (IRQ sharing issue?)
    On Monday 25 of October 2004 16:45, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
    > On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > > So did the system still misbehave? What happened?
    > >
    > > So far, so good. The problem has not happened yet, so I think it won't.
    > > Still, I have no such problems with 2.6.9*, although I do not boot them
    > > noapic ...
    > >
    > > Thanks for your help anyway,
    > Ok, perhaps you shouldn't thank me ;) I actually sortof kinda broke your
    > box... The reason why it worked before was because the kernel defaulted to
    > disabling the IOAPIC on all nforce3 based systems but we found out that
    > most nforce3 systems are actually work with the IOAPIC if we just ignore
    > some bogus ACPI BIOS information. Your system happens to be one of the
    > more broken ones, i'd actually like to try debug your problem a bit
    > further, could you open up a bugzilla entry at and
    > email me when you're done. In the meantime, just keep booting with
    > 'noapic'

    The bugzilla entry is at:


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