Re: [PATCH] NMI trap revised (was Re: NMI errors in 2.0.30??)
Fri, 09 May 1997 21:44:53 GMT

On Fri, 9 May 1997 22:41:34 +0200 (MET DST), you wrote:

> If one know his/her hardware enought to activate this extra set up,
> it may be best if he/she set up correctly the BIOS parameters instead of
> asking the kernel to set up these bits.

True if the BIOS is written correctly, but that is certainly also not true.

Besides, what about upgrades. Replacement Cyrix/AMD chips have useful features
that BIOSes often know nothing about.