Re: alienware hardware
From: Yaroslav Halchenko
Date: Thu Jun 24 2004 - 17:00:57 EST
I remember I've tried to boot 2.6.6 kernel included with debian (they
have pretty much everything in modules) with pci=noacpi and acpi=off
options... it didn't help - it was slow as hell...
I will try again with them and this kernel shortly. Thanx for advice
On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 04:42:33PM -0500, Chad Kitching wrote:
> Have you tried booting with noapic, nolapic, noioapic and/or acpi=off?
> Unfortunately since you compiled all your drivers into the kernel,
> asking you to try without loading any of them won't work without a
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Yaroslav Halchenko [mailto:yoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: June 24, 2004 4:10 PM
> > Subject: Re: alienware hardware
> > it is seems to be more general problem, because it slows down not only
> > dpkg process - booting on 2.4.26 kernel takes about 5 minutes to
> > complete and of cause no dpkg is involved in that process.
> > I took dpkg as just single example, I don't what to try else on...
> > bogomips reports about 50% of what is in /proc/cpuinfo, so it looks
> > normal... I'm suspecting IDE, so it looks like when app has
> > to work with
> > HDD then it slows down although HDD bulb doesn't report an
> > activity....
> > but I might be wrong. btw - I will put hdparm as well on the
> > webpage
> > We are about to setup X on that beast and I will try may be some other
> > programs... suggestions?
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