Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at
Sun Sep 19 11:52:40 PDT 2004

On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 04:17:55 +0200, des at (Dag-Erling Smørgrav)

> I just got an ASUS SK8N motherboard that has the problematic nForce 3
> chipset.  It runs 5.3 BETA4 fine, except you have to boot it in safe
> mode because the APIC only works properly in mixed mode, and GENERIC
> has the NO_MIXED_MODE option.  Took me quite a while to figure that
> out...
> Should we consider removing that option for 5.3-RELEASE?

I'll second that motion.  I have the same chipset, and the same problem
with NO_MIXED_MODE.  I think we should err on the side of caution with
this one.

Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> -- "In Unix veritas"

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