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Re: Kernel installation woes on Athlon 1100: "hda: lost interrupt".

In message <3iTaZ-6u5-29@gated-at.bofh.it>, Adam Funk <a24061@yahoo.com> writes
On Wednesday 29 December 2004 00:10, Roberto Sanchez wrote:

Thanks.  I added that to the append="..." in /etc/lilo.conf and it
fixed the problem.

Just out of curiosity, why did this become necessary (for my hardware
at least) between the 2.4.23 and 2.4.26 kernels?

What motherboard chipset do you have?

The motherboard is an ASRock K7S8X.  (I don't know what chips are on

I didn't see the beginning of this. I have one of these and I've yet to see any Linux boot without noapic. Including Knoppix, and Woody on 2.4.18, and the current Sarge 2.6 and FC3.

I also have the nearly contemporary K7VT2, using VIA rather than SiS, which doesn't have the problem.

Possibly there's a BIOS fix by now, but it doesn't seem serious enough to bother.

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