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Description of problem:
512mb Reg ECC PC2100
If ACPI is enabled either in bios or in kernel, the kernel will hang
Disabling ACPI in bios or appending 'acpi=off' to the commandline
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC2T2 on S2850
2. Reboot system after install finished
3. Yell at non booting kernel
Actual Results: It hangs at boot :|
Expected Results: It should have booted :|
What is the last thing printed before the boot hang?
If it prints nothing, please attach the output of acpidmp
available in /usr/sbin/ in in pmtools here:
Any change if you boot with "pci=noapic" or "noapic"?
Does any other Linux version with ACPI enabled work?
(eg. FC2-test1, FC1 with "acpi=on", or 2.6.5)
Also, please verify that you have the lastest BIOS.
latest unreleased beta bios from tyan fixes this problem (and others):
hopefully tyan will release this publically soon.
Please close, NOTABUG.