[LinuxBIOS] Enabling APIC

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 23:52:57 CEST 2007

Forgot the boot log, here it is.


Corey Osgood wrote:
> I'm lost here, with the factory BIOS IRQs are handled through IOAPIC,
> but it seems that LinuxBIOS keeps disabling it. I've got both ACPI
> tables and irq tables (modified to be somewhat correct), and ioapic
> should be enabled through the vt8237r. The ioapic base seems to be
> right, and so do all the registers, but there's probably something I'm
> missing.
> What it pretty much boils down to is, what's required to set up
> APIC/IOAPIC in LinuxBIOS? I've tried using both my vt8237r stuff
> (originally posted here:
> http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-August/023553.html,
> cn700 code has changed but vt8237r hasn't for the most part) and with
> Rudolf Marek's vt8237r_lpc.c (here:
> http://linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2007-July/023023.html). No
> matter what I do though, LinuxBIOS pops up with this message just before
> going to the payload:
> Disabling local apic...done.
> Full boot log, with info from the running system, attached. Any help
> greatly appreciated, let me know if you need anything else!
> -Corey

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