[LinuxBIOS] Kernel lock-ups??

joe at smittys.pointclark.net joe at smittys.pointclark.net
Mon Oct 15 14:48:40 CEST 2007

Quoting Rudolf Marek <r.marek at assembler.cz>:

> you need to supply some routing table to kernel. Any of following:
> in DSDT
> PIR table
> MP Table.
> There is some util to dump this table friom original bios, although in
> my case MP table was totally b0rked.
> I think for a start you may switch off the acpi=off
> Rudolf

I have HAVE_PIRQ_TABLE=1 and irq_tables.c.
What is the utility for the MP table?

Anyways I tried these kernel options acpi=off irqpoll lpj=720896
and it gets a little further. Now it locks-up on this line:

Checking 'hlt' instruction...

Any ideas?

Thanks - Joe

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