APIC-UP related panic

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Thu Nov 13 09:12:53 PST 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Dag-Erling [iso-8859-1] Smørgrav wrote:

> "Matthew D. Fuller" <fullermd at over-yonder.net> writes:
> > > However, if NO_MIXED_MODE works, that is actually the more desirable
> > > way to run your system.
> > How common is the need for this?  Does turning of mixed mode when it's
> > not needed give any real advantages higher up?
> NO_MIXED_MODE disables a hack which allow FreeBSD to work with mother-
> boards that lie about how APIC pins are wired.  In general, you always
> want to use NO_MIXED_MODE *except* on hardware that has the bug that
> makes the mixed-mode hack necessary.

Any way we can make this a tunable? :)

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