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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.10-ac1
    On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 02:25:50 +0100, Andreas Steinmetz <> wrote:
    > Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
    > > What do you need 'serialize' option for?
    > I didn't check if the problem is gone with 2.6.10 but there's boards
    > like my tyan 2885 which do need the serialize option to work properly
    > for add-on ide controllers.
    > From the X86-64 patch release notes of Andi Kleen:
    > Reports that dual Tyan S2885 and S2880 can lock up when multiple IDE
    > channels are stressed in parallel. "noapic" or "ideX=serialize" seems to
    > work around it. Andre Hedrick thinks it's a generic bug/race in the IDE
    > code.
    > Do you want to force people to disable the io-apic just because of
    > option removal? In my case the serialized devices are a disk and a
    > dvd-rw which is rarely used, so disabling the io-apic is a bad solution.

    No, I want them to fix the problem - whenever it is - ide or apic code. :)
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