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SubjectRe: [SOLVED] RE: 2.6.0-test3 latest bk hangs when enabling IO-APIC
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tir, 19.08.2003 kl. 17.26 skrev Jeff Garzik:
> 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...

Ok, thanks. Just a note, this isn't a new board, it's almost precisely
two years old.

Thanks :)

Regards,
Stian

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