lenovo R60 SMP/APIC_IO woes

Chris Turner c.turner at 199technologies.org
Sun Apr 22 08:27:36 PDT 2007

Andrew Atrens wrote:
> Hmm. I though APIC_IO was needed for SMP to work... I've never been
100% sure about how the two
> are coupled though.

see the 'X2' related (AMDX2?) config in post 1.8.1ish /src/sys/config ..
not sure how that relates to bge, but in any case, perhaps some chipset

>> that seemed to fix my bge lockups.
>> havent tried sound, or similarly have not been able to get the hdd
>> in non PATA compatibility. NATA didn't work for me but I've not yet
>> been able to issue a coherent investigation report (or try -HEAD)..
>> it might be worth a shot for you.
> I'm using -HEAD and nata - works for me :)

does that mean that it fixed the problem, or legacy mode is 'good
enough' for now?

> Oh, I suppose. Is that what estd uses to decide when to slow stuff down ?

am a humble user and erstwhile list-lurker - so can't comment on that,

but I didn't worry too much about power consumption after seeing it
in my dmesg and knowing my suspend doesn't work (again, need to send
reports) until I can dig further :) but again, as a lurker I am
'non-authoritative' as to the current state-of-the art here..

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