SuperMicro X5DP8-G2MB/(2)XEON 2.4/1GB RAM 5.4-S Freeze

Marc Olzheim marcolz at
Tue Apr 12 08:01:45 PDT 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:40:10AM -0400, Don Bowman wrote:
> The problem is with the periodic SMM interrupt and the bios.
> The attached program (ich-periodic-smm-disable.c) will fix the problem.
> For more information on what it does, see the Intel ICH3 datasheet.
> compile as 'gcc ich-periodic-smm-disable.c; ./a.out' and you will be
> good.
> Run this on each boot.
> I think you only need to clear PERIODIC_EN.

Ok, I'll try it right away, thanks a lot!

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