Re: [PANIC] APM bug with -rc4 and -rc5

From: Willy Tarreau (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 11:41:08 EST

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 05:53:46PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Very curious indeed because someone else reported that rc3-ac5 works
> (which has the same vm86 code). In addition the vm86 handler in the
> kernel isnt actually used for APM. We make 32bit APM calls and the one
> 16bit case we do is a true return to real mode.

well, I saw it wrong. In fact, sometimes the system boots OK if it
is after a warm boot, and it seems that all the tests I've done with
"old" vm86 code were done from a warm boot. Now I can confirm that
from a cold boot, it also panics. And you're right about rc3-ac5,
since it also works for me.

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