Re: IO-APIC on nforce2 [PATCH] + [PATCH] for nmi_debug=1 + [PATCH] for idle=C1halt, 2.6.5

From: Jesse Allen
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 20:32:45 EST

Len Brown wrote:
> Have you been able to hang the AN35N under any conditions?
> Old BIOS, non-vanilla kernel?

Yes, and I described that it will hang under the pre-Dec 5th BIOS in another

I still have images of the buggy BIOS, and the fixed one on my hard drive.
They are also available at as
an35s00j.bin (Oct 2003)
an35s00l.bin (Dec 5th 2003)

XT-PIC timer bug still remains in both versions.

> I'm not familiar with the "one removed by Linus in a testing version",
> perhaps you could point me to that?

I had forgot the name, and hadn't looked it up. But it is the 8259 timer ack
workaround. You can see the removal here:


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