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SubjectRe: 2.5.4 PNPBIOS fault
On 19 Feb 2002, Thomas Hood wrote:

| On Tue, 2002-02-19 at 13:48, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
| >
| > Linux 2.5.4 with PNPBIOS support enabled:
| >
| > Looks like a PnP BIOS fault to me (i.e., in the system
| > BIOS, not the kernel).
|
| I wrote:
| > Test by booting with "pnpbios=off".

Linux 2.5.4 with CONFIG_PNPBIOS=y and "pnpbios=off" oopses
in ahc_linux_isr() (or near there, according to the
System.map file).

| Also test by booting with "pnpbios=nores" and
| "pnpbios=nocurr".

Linux 2.5.4 with CONFIG_PNPBIOS=y and ("pnpbios=nores" or
"pnpbios=nocurr") dies with the same problem as posted in
the original email in this thread.

By changing only one config (to CONFIG_PNPBIOS=n), Linux 2.5.4
boots with no problems on this system.

--
~Randy

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