Hang on boot up for Athlon MP SMP system

Benjamin Arai benjamin at araisoft.com
Wed Nov 26 03:36:46 UTC 2003

We really need more information about your computer, but in my
experience disabling ACPI in your grub boot script usually does the
trick for Athlon SMP systems.

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 14:12, Tristan Fillmore wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 21:17, Athens Yan wrote:
> > when I try to boot Fedora with this SMP kernel, it hangs up as it
> > trying to activate the secondary processor. Does anyone have idea how
> > to shoot this problem? Thanks in advance.
> Saw this on the FAQ (http://fedora.artoo.net/faq/):
> > Dual Athlon systems require up to date BIOS versions or you may
> > see hangs. In addition most of them require a PS/2 mouse is
> > present to avoid random hangs when using IDE.
> Hope that's helpful,
> Tristan
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Benjamin Arai <benjamin at araisoft.com>
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