Re: Catching NForce2 lockup with NMI watchdog - found?

From: Craig Bradney
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 19:16:36 EST

On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 00:49, Prakash K. Cheemplavam wrote:
> Hi,
> *maybe* I found the bugger, at least I got APIC more stable (need to
> test whether oit is really stable, compiling kernel right now...):
> It is a problem with CPU disconnect function. I tried various parameters
> in bios and turned cpu disconnect off, and tada, I could do several
> subsequent hdparms and machine is running! As CPU disconnect is a ACPI
> state, if I am not mistkaen, I think there is something broken in ACPI
> right now or in APIC and cpu disconnect triggers the bug.
> Maybe now my windows environment is stable, as well. It was much more
> stable with cpu disconnect and apic, nevertheless seldomly locked up.
> So gals and guys, try disabling cpu disconnect in bios and see whether
> aopic now runs stable.

> I have an Abit NF7-S Rev2.0 with Bios 2.0.

> Prakash

I rebooted and checked in my BIOS, I dont seem to have "CPU Disconnect"?
Is there another name. I also downloaded the motherboard manual for your
NF7-S and cant find it there either?


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