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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD

Curt wrote:

> He might also like to try before flashing the
> bios or buying new material the "noapic"
> kernel boot parameter the linux laptop site
> referred to in the notes (although I have no
> idea whether it is a sensible, viable
> workaround or not).

OK, found it [1], in


do "acpi=off", for example

    kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-194.el5 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet noapic acpi=off

[1] https://access.redhat.com/solutions/58790

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