Florent Thoumie flz at
Mon Apr 18 00:30:31 PDT 2005

David O'Brien a écrit :
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2005 at 12:23:43AM +0200, Florent Thoumie wrote:
>>Le Friday 15 April 2005 � 14:16 -0700, David O'Brien a �crit :
>>>On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 06:09:04PM -0700, Astrodog wrote:
>>>>On 4/14/05, David O'Brien <obrien at> wrote:
>>>>>On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 03:14:45PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smrgrav wrote:
>>>>>>Jung-uk Kim <jkim at> writes:
>>>>>>>Stay away from nForce chipsets.
>>>>>>Please stop spreading this little piece of disinformation.  nForce3
>>>>>>motherboards such as the Asus SK8N should work fine.
>>>>>DES stop spreading FUD.
>>>>I think the point to be made here, is that there are SOME specific
>>>>nforce based boards, that work great,
>>>There are?  Which??  The SK8N that DES will respond to my email is
>>>actually high on the "bizzare issues" list.
>>	I have an Asus A8N-SLI (nforce4) Motherboard based box running 
>>	5-STABLE for some time now. Issues are :
>>	x ACPI (quite common),
> I don't have any ACPI issues on any AMD or VIA based chipsets.
> I'm not saying there isn't at least one VIA-based mobo with bad ACPI
> issues, but practially every nVidia based motherboard has bad ACPI
> issues.  In fact, I personally don't know of a single nVidia motherboard
> that doesn't have bad ACPI issues.  Do you?

	I only used GENERIC kernel which has NO_MIXED_MODE enabled.
	I'm not really into ACPI/APIC, but it works now with this line

>>	As Dag-Erling said, it'll be good if you were not giving false 
>>	information and better (my opinion), as re-amd64@ if you were 
>>	trying to get better relationship with Nvidia.
> Read the archives -- MANY, MANY people thank me for my suggestions.
> You don't have to follow them.  And obviously didn't.

	I'm not blaming you for the suggestions you give, but for the way
	you give them.

	Note: About the patch to amd64.sgml, I'll contact some doc
	committers and try to submit you something before I leave for
	vacation. I guess you'll be pleased to ask people here for feedback
	about their mobos.

Florent Thoumie
flz at

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