Re: i860 Chipset and Hyper-Threading Processors

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 12:12:25 EST

> patch that was delayed at that time. The user at that time was using
> kernel 2.4.17, I am using kernel 2.4.18 and I am getting the message.
> Was the patch ever added to the new kernel? I could not see anything

It should be addressed in 2.4.19pre.

> BIOS bug, IO-APIC#0 ID 2 is already used!...
> ... fixing up to 4. (tell your hw vendor)
> ...changing IO-APIC physical APIC ID to 4 ... ok.

The BIOS booted up with two devices having the same device ID. Thats a bit
naughty but I don't think its technically a violation of the MP 1.4 spec
merely very dumb 8). Linux renumbered it for you
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