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SubjectRe: PCI MSI breaks when booting with nosmp
On Mon 2008-04-21 20:45:05, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org> writes:
> >
> > Ok, I see this too on my desktop machine. It looks like we're not getting
> > interrupts setup correctly in the nosmp case. Still digging through to see
> > why though...
>
> NoSMP disables the io-apic and a lot of modern systems don't work
> without APIC.

Are you sure? I still boot DOS on very recent boxes, and they seem to
work. How can PC-compatible machine require an APIC?
Pavel
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