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    SubjectRe: ACPI on Averatec 2370
    On Thu, 2 Aug 2007, Chuck Ebbert wrote:

    > On 08/02/2007 01:50 PM, Cal Peake wrote:
    > > This problem seems to be getting worse. With the latest linus tree, after
    > > the initial hang where the power button is needed to bring the system back
    > > to life, the boot process slows to a crawl.
    > >
    > > Although if I repeatedly press the shift key it'll help move things along.
    > > I'm guessing the keyboard interrupt firing off is doing something to help
    > > it. The system seems OK though after booting is finished.
    > >
    > > Upon shutdown it actually stalls out without help from the shift key.
    > >
    > > Any thoughts on this, or tips to help debug it further?
    > Try the 'nolapic_timer' option.

    Ah, thank you Chuck! This looks to have fixed the stalling/hanging
    problems I was having.

    Now I'm wondering if arch/i386/kernel/cpu/amd.c:amd_apic_timer_broken()
    can (or needs to) be updated for this particular CPU revision.


    Cal Peake

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