Bug 115665 - (ACPI) Dual athlon needs acpi=off
Summary: (ACPI) Dual athlon needs acpi=off
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Blocks: FC2Blocker FC3Target
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Reported: 2004-02-14 15:31 UTC by Alan Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-01 22:30:59 UTC


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Description Alan Cox 2004-02-14 15:31:52 UTC
On an AMD dual athlon you need acpi=off pci=usepirqmask together.
Surely acpi=off should stop trying to use acpi routing data ?? 

[Box works reliably in 2.4]

It then later dies with a spew of oops data from a network operation
of some kind.

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-02-14 17:46:40 UTC
Ok its crashing reliably on the ifconfig ifup of the network card
(netgear). 

dev->change_flags (hence I guess ifup)
dev->open
alloc_skb
cache_init_obs
then an IRQ coming in
and can't recover the top of the trace

So it looks like a network driver with incorrect irq protection


Comment 2 Alan Cox 2004-02-15 17:22:02 UTC
Network oops turns out to be a side effect of the broke acard scsi
module it seems (that or its just chance that acard scsi puts the
corruption somewhere that matters).

Other stuff still the same


Comment 3 Dave Jones 2004-06-14 23:32:45 UTC
how's things looking with the current kernel on this box ?

do we need to fiddle stuff based on dmi strings ?

Is it worth adding the acpi folks
(acpi-bugzilla@lists.sourceforge.net) to the cc: of this bug ? or is
the DSDT too broken for them to work around?

Comment 4 Alan Cox 2004-06-14 23:40:31 UTC
Will investigate further


Comment 5 Alan Cox 2004-10-01 22:30:07 UTC
Works properly with FC3test2 so I guess the bug is fixed now



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