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SubjectRE: The buggy APIC of the Abit BP6
On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Robbert Kouprie wrote:

> Problem now is, in the ack_none function we only know about the
> (illegal) vector we are getting, and not about the interrupt we need to
> reset. Could there be some kind of link between these, so that
> kick_IO_APIC_irq can be called from there?

You get an invalid vector delivered due to massive transmission errors at
the inter-APIC bus. The errors are a serious hardware problem that cannot
and should not be fixed in software.

I'm told getting a better PSU may help, though.

+ Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland +
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