Help review the FAQ
b.smeelen at ose.nl
Tue Nov 27 07:55:57 UTC 2012
On 11/27/2012 08:44 AM, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> On 11/26/12 23:09, Bas Smeelen wrote:
>> Probable addition
>> 8.8 I get a lot of 'spurious interrupts detected' messages on a modified
>> i386 build kernel and my computer does not work right. What did I do wrong?
>> You have a single processor computer, build your own customized kernel
>> and disabled
>> options SMP (multiprocessor).
>> Probably you also disabled the line below,
>> device apic # I/O APIC
>> This is code for the advanced programmable interrupt controller which
>> also controls interrupts for your attached devices, being ethernet cards
>> and others.
>> Do not disable this device.
> While I don't know about apic, there used to be "KEEP THIS!!!" comments in
> GENERIC's conf file.
> I guess this would be more on the spot than a FAQ you'd read *after*
> removing this.
> Just my 2c.
You're probably right. It must have been before 6.3-RELEASE, where there are
no KEEP THIS comments in GENERIC.
Though in NOTES it says "Mandatory".
It is a very stupid user error on my side, which I stumbled upon quite a
time ago and maybe not even FAQ worthy then.
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