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Date:	Wed, 05 Dec 2007 08:34:20 -0600
From:	Robert Hancock <hancockr@...w.ca>
To:	Guennadi Liakhovetski <g.liakhovetski@....de>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Timers SMP] can this machine be helped?

Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Robert Hancock wrote:
> 
>> Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
>>> I've got an old 2xP-II @ 400MHz Compaq AP400 system, which I'm still using.
>>> It has many peculiarities, so, I wouldn't be surprised if the answer to my
>>> questions would be "sorry, the patient is rather dead than alive".
>> How about disabling ACPI entirely, acpi=off on kernel command line? I wouldn't
>> be surprised to see a lot of ACPI stuff broken on an older machine like that..
> 
> See above - it's an SMP.
> 
> Thanks
> Guennadi
> ---
> Guennadi Liakhovetski
> 

On a machine that old, you shouldn't need ACPI to detect both CPUs, it 
should be able to use MPS..

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