i installed Debian 3.0 R3 on my HP NX7010 Laptop and it worked all fine.
Ther kernel was the shipped 2.4.18.
When it booted, it had an message: "Local APIC disabled by BIOS --
Yesterday i compiled the new vanilla kernel 2.4.28 without any patches:
I fetched the config file from the /boot directory, made an "make
oldbooot", "make menuconfig", "make_dpkg kernel_image ...", and an "dpkg
Worked like a piece of cake :)
But when i checked the message file it said: "No local APIC"
I checked the apic compile flags, those are identical ... is there an
kernel-patch i have to install or anything else i missed?