[LinuxBIOS] Enabling APIC

Rudolf Marek r.marek at assembler.cz
Sat Sep 22 00:17:26 CEST 2007

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Corey Osgood wrote:
> Just realized thats where my smbus IO base is. I'll try moving things
> around a bit, I don't even need smbus at the moment.

> Heh, I went ahead and dumped my mptable, even though this is a single
> processor system. The mptable is for a supermicro P4DPE (with intel
> e7500 chipset). Just one more reason factory bios's suck.

Yeah mine table looked like if I wrote it from scratch myself not knowing much
about it ;)

> I'm having a bit of trouble with your acpi tables, they just don't seem
> to work right on my board, so I'm working on patching up the factory
> tables. Just out of curiosity, do you now have a device 10.5, which
> linux detects as a network card? This is a USB direct device
> comminucation device, but Linux seems to think it's a NIC, and I think
> that trying to initialize it is what's hanging my system at the moment,
> but I can't be sure.

I have this disabled. Check the code. All you need from acpi is to set it to
0x500 and then use the tables. For IRQ routing information from acpi you just
need to take a look how the PRT object is defined. Thats all.

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