When incorporates Ubuntu the new bios EFI software ? (Graphical Bios)
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Jan 20 05:38:39 UTC 2010
Loïc Grenié wrote:
> 2010/1/19 Hein van Helsdingen <hvanhelsdingen at online.nl>:
>> Dear All.
>> I just bought a new computer. It was impossible to install Ubuntu
>> 9.10. on it, the message I got was MP-Bios bug: 8254 timer not connected
>> to IO-APIC. The computer has a MSI motherboard with a new kind of Bios,
>> a graphical Bios, EFI. The computer also can not work with an attached
>> USB stick with an Ubuntu 9.10 system on it.
>> Presuming it is the new Bios that makes the trouble, I made the
>> question: When is Ubuntu incorporating new software to work with the new
>> Bios system EFI ? Already with the 10.04? (In that case I keep my new
>> computer, and....wait.)
> This is not related to EFI.
> Try to disable ACPI APIC (it's spelled correctly) in your BIOS. If
> you do not manage to disable it, you'll have to add a "noapic" on
> the command line of the kernel.
acpi and apic are two different things.
If you still have problems with "noapic", add "acpi=off".
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