nforce2 vs. apic

Andriy Gapon avg at
Thu Sep 23 06:22:00 PDT 2004

on 23.09.2004 15:40 Emanuel Strobl said the following:
> Am Mittwoch, 22. September 2004 18:55 schrieb Andriy Gapon:
>>I posted this some time ago to freebsd-questions@, but replies I got,
>>although very helping, amounted to "don't do it", so I am trying this list.
>>I have nforce2-based motherboard Abit NF7 and run 5.2.1-RELEASE on that
>>system. I have tried to enable APIC by compiling kernel with 'device
>>apic' (both with and without SMP option, although this is a UP system),
>>but system just freezes during boot with it. Everything works pretty
>>well without APIC, I was just curious about getting it to work.
> Why don't you give 5.3 a try? It's BETA5 and maybe you could help finding 
> bugs..

unfortunately I don't have a test machine and from reading posts in this
list I am too scared to try 5.3 betas on my main machine (looks like a
lot of stability issues).

Andriy Gapon

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