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SubjectPnP BIOS + 2.4.9-ac16 = no boot
Hi,

When booting a 2.4.9-ac16 kernel on my Sony Vaio C1VE laptop
the boot process hangs with something like:
PnP: PNP BIOS installation structure at 0xc00f8120
PnP: PNP BIOS version 1.0, entry ay f0000:b25f, dseg at 400
general protection fault: 0000
...
Code: Bad EIP value

Adding nobiospnp to the kernel boot line solves the problem. The last
-ac kernel I tried (2.4.9-ac10) does not need exhibit this problem.

Since this machine's BIOS is crap anyway (almost entirely ACPI -
APM suspend doesn't work etc), is it worth investigating this issue
or should I blame the BIOS structures once again ?

Thanks,

Stelian.
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