nvidia0 em0 shared irq problem persists on dell precision 670

Russell Jackson raj at csub.edu
Thu Nov 9 21:51:11 UTC 2006

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 09:23:45PM -0500, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Russell Jackson wrote:
> [ ... ]
> >pnpbios: Bad PnP BIOS data checksum
> Did you notice this?  Try reflashing your motherboard to the latest 
> available BIOS revision, doing a "load defaults", and then clearing and 
> reseting the ESCD.

I reflashed the BIOS (several times in fact), but the checksum message
persists. The bios setup program on this machine doesn't seem to have a
way to clear the ESCD AFAIK.

I'm starting to believe this box is just a typical Dell POS.

Russell A. Jackson <raj at csub.edu>
Network Analyst
California State University, Bakersfield

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