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SubjectRe: [SOLVED] RE: 2.6.0-test3 latest bk hangs when enabling IO-APIC
On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 02:54:01PM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:
> tir, 19.08.2003 kl. 05.17 skrev Brown, Len:
> > > So... concrete suggestions? Overall, IMO, move everything under
> > > CONFIG_ACPI, or, make CONFIG_ACPI_BOOT a _peer_ option, whose
> > > selection
> > > or lackthereof doesn't affect CONFIG_ACPI visibility at all.
> >
> > Simply re-naming CONFIG_ACPI_HT to be CONFIG_ACPI_BOOT might help, as it
> > would be more clear that it is necessary for the rest of ACPI. However,
> > it may not be obvious that it provides the minimal config to enable HT.
> >
> > Re: peers
> > Unfortunately ACPI doesn't work so well if CONFIG_ACPI_BOOT is left out.
> > Yes, it's conceivable, but I spent several hours tinkering with it in
> > search of a "noht" build option, but ditched it b/c it seemed like a
> > build option very few would use.
> >
> > Re: CONFIG_ACPI is the the master switch, and all other ACPI options
> > subservient...
> > If implemented literally, this is sort of a pain, as CONFIG_ACPI appears
> > all over the code. However, a dummy config master ACPI config option
> > could be used to enable the menu that contains all the rest of ACPI...
>
> Btw, (a little off-topic) should I file a bug-report that my motherboard
> doesn't boot without acpi (never has, not even with 2.4), or should I
> just smile and be happy because acpi works like a charm? (I already do
> that :)

Nah... you are actually a member of the growing number of people with
computers that require ACPI to boot. It's something that will become
more and more common and times goes on. Nothing really to "fix" in the
kernel besides turning on ACPI...

Jeff



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