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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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