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Re: FC 3 and Kernel Lock or Hang



On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 07:01:58PM +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
 > On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
 > 
 > > I did find it very sensitive to BIOS version, PCI cards and also RAM quality.
 > > And finally except for very recent Tyan BIOSes you need a PS/2 mouse connected
 > > to avoid IDE lockups
 > 
 > You must be kidding ? This may as well have caused a lot of frustration...
 > I removed everything from the system, and still ocassionally had it lock 
 > up for no apparent reason.
 > 
 > Do you have more information about this bug and is there some way I could 
 > have found out it was ps/2 mouse myself ?

Theres an errata on early versions of some AMD chipsets.
This should be handled correctly by the current kernels
without the need for the PS/2 mouse workaround.

		Dave


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