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From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volker.armin.hemmann@××××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] can't boot w/o noapic
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 22:55:29
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] can't boot w/o noapic by maxim wexler
1 On Donnerstag, 7. August 2008, maxim wexler wrote:
2 > Hi group,
3 >
4 > Couple days ago my PC suddenly froze and I had to reset. So I checked this
5 > and that and found out eventually that only by booting with the noapic
6 > option could the system be accessed. Even the BootCD requires it.
7 >
8 > This is an Asrock mobo, about 3 mos old, with nForce3 chip-set. I'm using
9 > the 2.6.24 kernel with all apic options set 'y'.
10 >
11 >
12 > questions:
13 > This happen to anybody else. Is there a fix? Does it matter? In the little
14 > time I've spent don't notice much different. What would cause a PC to
15 > suddenly require the noapic option when it didn't need it before?
17 because it is dying and some signals that were barely in spec are now out of
18 spec? I would update to latetest VANILLA sources, flash latest bios and if the
19 problem is still there - go to lkml. It is either a kernel thingy or hardware.