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SubjectRe: 2.6.24-rc8-mm1: WARN_ON() in clockevents_register_device() on HP nx6325

* Rafael J. Wysocki <> wrote:

> Something goes wrong in the timers land. I get this on boot:
> ..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC
> Disabling APIC timer
> ------------[ cut here ]------------
> WARNING: at /home/rafael/src/mm/linux-2.6.24-rc8-mm1/kernel/time/clockevents.c:1
> 65 clockevents_register_device+0x36/0xc4()

ok, since we disable the APIC timer, i suspect this warning can be
disregarded - the bootup is otherwise fine, right?

Thomas - why do we register it while it's disabled? I have put in that
warning to detect APIC miscalibrations.


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