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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:
    >
    > *** RECOMPILE YOUR KERNEL WITH LOCAL APIC DISABLED ***,
    >
    > 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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