Re: [PATCH] APM fix for 2.4.20pre1

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Aug 06 2002 - 11:07:09 EST

On Tue, 2002-08-06 at 14:43, Willy TARREAU wrote:
> Hi Marcelo,
> I resend you this patch against 2.4.19-rc5 which prevents my SMP box from
> randomly crashing at boot during APM initialization. It still applies to
> 2.4.20-pre1. Alan included it in 19-ac4 too. Basically, it forces bios
> calls to be made only from CPU0.

Doing the job right is a bit more complex than that. Thanks to your hint
I've actually got APM SMP working a lot better on multiple boxes now.
Marcelo - I may send you some cooler stuff but this one should be
applied anyway

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