Re: 2.4.21-rc7 hang on boot after spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ15.

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Jun 14 2003 - 03:17:43 EST

> The system executes a regular boot from _reset_ at this stage.
> swsusp takes over once the kernel is up and restores the
> suspended kernel
> Could it be that the kernel does not handle a spurious int at
> this early stage in the boot process ?

It may also be BIOS SMI handling or reset handling problems as a
similar case a vendor investigated showed to be. The first thing is
to make life easier for the BIOS - make sure your kernel doesnt have
APIC support included

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