Dell PowerEdge 1900sc freezing overnight

Tom Bamford tom at
Mon Oct 8 12:45:08 UTC 2007

Ivan Krstić wrote:
> Try adding the 'noapic nolapic acpi=off' options to the end of your 
> kernel boot line and see if that stops the freezes. I've seen this 
> behavior on Dell kits before.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Ivan Krstić <krstic at> |

Cheers, I will try turning off acpi as it's not needed in this case. 
Being a multiprocessor system, will the 'noapic' or 'nolapic' options 
have any major side effects?

Thanks for your help,

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