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SubjectRe: nforce2 random lockups - still no solution ?
Samuel Kvasnica writes:
> Dear Gabor,
> thantks a lot, indeed you are right ! I've been confused by some nforce
> FAQs where 'nolapic' option was recommended. In fact I did never check
> whether this option
> really exists. Now, after recompiling the kernel the framegrabber works
> with uncompressed stream for almost 24h and it is rock-solid.
> So, a workaround recommendation for all using ivtv driver on nforce2
> chipsets and kernels up to 2.4.22:
> otherwise you'll experience very rare random lockups while watching the
> compressed stream and lockups within 10 minutes when watching the
> uncompressed
> yuv stream.
> What I'd like to know is whether this bug is AMD processor or chipset
> related.

Chipset and/or BIOS. AMD processors are known to work in other mobos.

You may try disabling just I/O-APIC or ACPI.
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