UBS Hardy 8.04 RT kernel panic

Paul DeShaw pauldeshaw at
Sun Jul 5 01:38:34 BST 2009

Tue, 30 Jun 2009, wayne <wayne at>wrote:

> ahoy all,
>    i have been looking into this bug every once in a while (for around
> 1 year) and have yet to solve it....

> MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC
> Kernel panic - not syncing: IO-APIC + timer does not work! Boot with
> apic=debug and send a report. Then try booting with the "noapic" option
> if no kernel panic occurs, usually the MP-BIOS bug line still appears.

I also have searched and posted; no solution ever found,  I just keep
booting until it boots.  Crude, I know.  It seems to be the only way
with this hardware.

--Paul D.

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