Re: Linux should not set the "PnP OS" boot flag

From: Stelian Pop (stelian.pop@fr.alcove.com)
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 08:25:44 EST


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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