Re: system clock speed too high?

From: Martin Schlemmer (
Date: Wed Jun 04 2003 - 00:44:06 EST

On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 17:31, Andreas Haumer wrote:
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> Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-06-03 at 16:23, Andreas Haumer wrote:
> >
> >
> >>The "USB legacy support" settings slipped through when
> >>I was preparing the system. I was too much concentrated
> >>on the ACPI/Fusion MPT problems...
> >>
> >>But something must be wrong in this area, as the kernel prints
> >>this "..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC"
> >>message when USB legacy support is disabled.
> >>
> [...]
> >
> > What about contacting the manufacturer to fix the bios ?
> >
> It's on my TODO list, but I want to do some more tests first.
> The Asus AP1700-S5 does officially list Linux as supported OS,
> (and it's a really nice piece of server hardware, too), so they
> should be definitely interested in fixing this. It might be not
> so clear who's to blame for this problem, though.

I am assuming you have not tried another OS just to verify if
it is a linux only problem ?

> Is anyone from ASUSTeK Computers Inc. around here on this list?

I might know a email or two, but I do not know if I am allowed ....
If you can get more info (also maybe if its a linux only problem),
Drop me a mail ... maybe I can just forward it if you list all the

Also ... have you tried to look if there is a BIOS update out yet?


Martin Schlemmer

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