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SubjectRe: Broken APIC detection 2.4.10?
On Sun, 2001-09-30 at 07:26, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> On 27 Sep 2001 18:21:54 -0400, Sujal Shah wrote:
> Please elaborate: What does "This" in "This was not the case before."
> refer to? The "Could not enable APIC!" boot message or the XT-PIC in
> /proc/interrupts?

I'm just dumb. The message was new, but the behavior (non-APIC
interrupts) was not. I'm truly sorry for any confusion.

I was trying to track down another problem (the PNPBios issue that looks
to have been patched and an ALSA driver issue) when I just saw the
message, which I had never seen before.



> 2.4.10 merged code from 2.4-ac which (in some .configs) will attempt
> to enable the CPU's local APIC. The boot message above is printed if
> your CPU doesn't have one.
> >Anyone have any ideas why this is? The APIC stuff was getting detected
> >fine in 2.4.7.
> Can you send me your .configs and boot logs for both 2.4.7 and 2.4.10?
> I don't think there is an actual problem, but I'd like to make sure.
> /Mikael
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