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Re: Anyone know what this means?



On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 07:47:18PM -0500, Adam Hough wrote:
 > I get this from dmesg running FC5  2.6.18-1.2200.fc5smp.  The machine
 > seems to be stable (was crashing very frequently before this kernel in
 > FC).  Also yes I know to boot with noapci as a kernel parameter to most
 > likely get rid of this error. I am still curious as to what it means.
 > 
 > ACPI Exception (acpi_processor-0681): AE_NOT_FOUND, Processor Device is
 > not present [20060707]
 > ACPI: Getting cpuindex for acpiid 0x2
 > ACPI Exception (acpi_processor-0681): AE_NOT_FOUND, Processor Device is
 > not present [20060707]
 > ACPI: Getting cpuindex for acpiid 0x3

ACPI is complaining because your BIOS is listing processors available
in its tables that it can't find.
 
 > Also hyperthreading is disabled in the bios

This is probably why. Some BIOS engineers aren't too bright.

 > as the machine refuses to
 > boot if it is enabled with this kernel and all previous FC5 kernels
 > panic on this machine.

Please file a bz on the non-booting case. It really should work.
Remove the 'quiet' option from the boot command line, and if possible
hook up a serial console and capture as much as you can.

	Dave

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