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Re: non-free firmware not found despite unofficial CD

Emanuel Berg composed on 2017-10-13 21:36 (UTC+0200):

>> OK, found it [1], in

>>     /boot/grub/grub.conf

>> 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

> Hm, perhaps that was RH specific, I don't even
> have that file. 

Unless you have a RedHat or RedHat variant of Grub Legacy installed,
you wouldn't. Standard Grub Legacy uses menu.lst. Grub2 uses grub.cfg.

> Better 

>     GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="noapic, nolapic"

> in

>     /etc/default/grub

> then

>     update-grub

> PS. What is "nolapic"? DS. 

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