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Re: with recent kernel-2.6.15-1.2054_FC5, ACPI: Invalid PBLK length [5] error warning



On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 03:33:04AM +0930, Tim wrote:
 > I've just noticed something with the last kernel update that I don't see
 > with prior kernels:  During the very early stages of writing text to the
 > screen at boot time, there's a message like this:
 > 
 > ACPI: Invalid PBLK length [5]
 > 
 > I don't know if this is worth worrying about.  Anybody care to comment?
 
Probably a BIOS bug.

 > On a side note.  I'm told this P4 has hyperthreading, and I see the ht
 > flag above.  Should I be using the SMP kernel?
 
If the motherboard also supports ht, sure.

 > I was somewhat surprised to see my BIOS offering clock speeds about two
 > and three times faster than the label on CPU (as above, 1.6 GHz).  The
 > BIOS automatically deals with clock speed, and I never expected
 > overclocking options THAT much faster.  I've left it at the same speed
 > as printed on the CPU.
 
wise move.
 
	Dave

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