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Bug#467534: linux-image-2.6.18-6-amd64: Kernel, including install CD, doesn't boot on Intel DQ35JO motherboards

Hi Jonathan

On Tue, 17 Apr 2012, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Hi Guennadi,
> Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> > Version: 2.6.18.dfsg.1-18etch1
> > Severity: important
> >
> > The amd64 Debian (Etch, possibly others too) installation CD doesn't boot 
> > on Intel DQ35JO motherboards, at least with Core-2-Duo CPUs. Google finds 
> > several reports of this roblem too. Same holds for the installed kernel, 
> > and for any vanilla kernel.org kernel. The problem is in the 
> > CONFIG_PCI_MMCONFIG kernel parameter. It doesn't seem to work on these 
> > systems. Either disabling it at compile time, or specifying "pci=nommconf" 
> > on the kernel command line fixes the problem.
> Sorry for the years of silence.  Some kind person found the kernel bugs
> that were no longer associated to the linux-2.6 source package and
> reassigned them to make them visible again.
> Do you still have access to this hardware?  If so, can you still
> reproduce this bug?  (A log of the failure would be very useful.)  If
> not, do you remember when it was fixed?

That's very kind of you indeed to ask me about that, but thinking I would 
remember anything related to 2.6.18 kernel in the time of 3.4 is really 
asking too much from me, sorry.

Guennadi Liakhovetski, Ph.D.
Freelance Open-Source Software Developer

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