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Re: re[2]: [SLE] SuSE machine haging with blinking leds
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 11:26:28 -0800
  • Message-id: <20021115192628.GI8227@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Preston Crawford (prestonc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) [021115 06:10]:
> > So you have a buggy bios and it means the SuSE kernel sucks?
> > Interesting.
>
> yeah, that's it. Funny, though, *my* BIOS wasn't buggy under SuSE 8.0.
> Apparantly it is buggy under 8.1.

8.0 defaulted to APIC on because some machines would refuse to boot
otherwise. 8.1 defaulted to APIC off because some machines refused
to boot otherwise. I'm happy to pass on your solutions to this
impasse to the kernel developers.

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-ckm

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