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    SubjectRe: ACPI on Averatec 2370
    On 08/02/2007 03:42 PM, Cal Peake wrote:
    > 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.

    What does your /proc/cpuinfo say?

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