Re: APIC support prevents power off

From: William Gallafent (
Date: Mon Jul 21 2003 - 05:16:20 EST

> On Mon, 21 Jul 2003 03:13:52 +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> > - ensure you have the latest BIOS

On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Roger Luethi wrote:

> I tend not to touch the BIOS unless I have reason to believe an update will
> fix an actual problem.

FWIW, Updating the BIOS on my Tyan Tiger MP did sort out some (I *think* APIC
related) problems I had with a PCI ethernet card under 2.4.18. I agree with
your `if it ain't broke don't fix it' approach in general, but in this case
updating the BIOS fixed for me a problem that I had not attributed to it!

Bill Gallafent.
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