Re: Oops in 2.6.10-rc1 (almost solved)

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Thu Nov 11 2004 - 19:51:19 EST

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Matt Domsch schrieb:
> As Linus points out, those are the magic numbers in EDD for number of
> device entries stored. Your BIOS seems to be reporting that is has
> more devices than it does, or the EDD assembly is horked in a way I
> have not yet deciphered.

actually, my BIOS is even to old for e.g. ACPI, with latest firmware
installed. i had no issues so far with the board/bios, but perhaps this is
no longer true. however, it's still strange that this thing is only
triggerd with you change and CONFIG_EDD=y.

> I haven't been able to find a solution to your problem yet, and given
> some external time constraints I've got, won't be able to look into
> this again for another week or more.

nevermind then. as nobody else seem to be bothered by this i am happy with
the workarund (CONFIG_EDD=n) and since the lkml-archives exist we could
get back to it when it's bothering more people (n>1)

thank you for your time,
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