Re: Performance/resume issues on Toshiba NB305

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Fri Feb 25 2011 - 17:11:48 EST

On Fri, 25 Feb 2011, Seth Forshee wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 03:17:47PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > > One possible explanation here is that the performance problems are also
> > > related to hangs in SMI handlers until there's a timer interrupt,
> > > although I don't know how that explains why some of the command line
> > > options eliminate the performance issues.
> >
> > Sounds like a buggy BIOS to me. Is there upgrades available for this
> > box?
> It does sound like a buggy BIOS. I've already flashed the latest BIOS
> though, so no luck there.

Has the BIOS some knob to disable that feature^Wcrap? It's often
hidden behind some "$manufacturer super extra mode".



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