RE: ACPI patches updated (20021111)

From: Grover, Andrew (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 16:42:21 EST

> From: Stephen Hemminger []
> Will this fix problems with IRQ routing.
> On our SMP test machines, ACPI has to be disabled otherwise the SCSI
> disk controllers don't work.
> This is a major pain, and ACPI should be default off until it gets
> fixed.

ACPI has not yet been adequately tested on machines with multiple IO-APICs.
More assistance in this area would be gratefully accepted. In the meantime,
"acpi=off" works pretty well to disable ACPI-related configuration problems.

Regards -- Andy
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