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

On Tuesday 04 January 2005 20:40, Joe wrote:

>>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.

It could be my combination of motherboard and Athlon processor.  The
2.4.23 kernel that worked without it was the 386 version, whereas the
2.4.26 and 2.4.27 kernels that work with naoapic are the k7 versions.

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

Is it a "defect" that requires the noapic option?

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