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Bug#280951: Sarge RC1 Boot disk won't work without noapic

Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> I'm not quite sure what package to file this against, please reassign
> it if this is not correct.
> The Sarge RC1 boot disk doesn't see the IDE in a Presario 711 EA (AMD
> Duron) unless I mention ``noapic'' on the boot line.  The BIOS
> disables the APIC, and cpuid claims the processor doesn't have a local
> APIC.  However, the kernel reenables it.
> I don't know what the solution is; I usually use non-APIC kernels on
> this machine, thus avoiding any trouble.  I guess documenting the
> issue might be enough.

It is documented already. I think reassigning to the kernel might be the
right thing to do. Are you using 2.4 or 2.6? Could you try a newer
version of the installer, such as a daily build to make sure the problem
is still there?

see shy jo

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