[ltp] PNPBIOS oops at bootup
06 May 2003 09:01:07 +0200
On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 00:01, Ken Restivo wrote:
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> I pulled out Thomas Hood's pnpbios patch from
> the 2.4.18-ac3 kernel patch, creating my own little
> "pnpbios-only" patch. It applied and built: so far
> so good.
Did you patch *all* of the following files?:
> Of course the simplest possible case (pnpbios-only patch)
> oopses at bootup :-(. I'm now tracking down a ksymoops to
> find out why.
Make sure that "Quick Boot" is turned off in the
firmware setup program.
> 1) Is there, anywhere, a clean, normal
> non-ac, pnpbios-only patch somewhere?
No, I don't maintain such a patch any more. No need, cuz
pnpbios is in -ac, and Linux 2.5 has a whole new pnp layer
that combines isapnp and pnpbios.
> Alan Cox is quite a clever fellow, but I really don't
> want all the rest of the stuff in -ac patches.
Neither do I. The sched_yield() changes turn OpenOffice 1.0
into an arthritic snail.
Thomas Hood <email@example.com>