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From: Stelian Pop <stelian.pop@fr.alcove.com>
To: Thomas Hood <jdthood@yahoo.co.uk>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux should not set the "PnP OS" boot flag
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 15:25:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20011008152542.J12242@come.alcove-fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1002544823.953.16.camel@thanatos>
In-Reply-To: <1002544823.953.16.camel@thanatos>

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 08:40:21AM -0400, Thomas Hood wrote:

> I have a suspicion that those Phoenix BIOSes that oops when
> "current" configuration is accessed are oopsing because
> the BIOS hasn't initialized the "current" configuration ...
> because the PnP-OS bit is set.  I've asked Stelian to test
> this hypothesis; no word back yet.

Sorry, the weekend is too short sometimes...

Anyway, the PnP OS setting in the BIOS doesn't change anything
regarding to the Linux PnP initialisation oops (same printouts,
same calltrace, etc).

Stelian.
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Stelian Pop <stelian.pop@fr.alcove.com>
|---------------- Free Software Engineer -----------------|
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  reply	other threads:[~2001-10-08 13:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-10-08 12:40 Thomas Hood
2001-10-08 13:25 ` Stelian Pop [this message]
2001-10-08 22:12   ` J.D. Hood
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2001-10-07  2:54 Thomas Hood
2001-10-07 10:02 ` Alan Cox
2001-10-07 13:50   ` Thomas Hood
2001-10-07 14:07     ` Dave Jones
2001-10-07 14:18     ` Alan Cox
2001-10-07 17:10       ` Thomas Hood
2001-10-07 21:59         ` Alan Cox
2001-10-07 17:54       ` Thomas Hood
2001-10-06  3:35 Thomas Hood
2001-10-06 19:24 ` Eric W. Biederman
2001-10-06 21:11   ` Alan Cox
2001-10-07  1:08     ` Eric W. Biederman

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