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Old 05-08-2004, 03:16 AM   #1
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/var/log/kern.log message

hello i'm getting the following error in my kern.log file:

May 8 03:07:40 chad last message repeated 1585 times
May 8 03:08:40 chad last message repeated 1587 times
May 8 03:08:58 chad last message repeated 527 times
May 8 03:08:58 chad kernel: apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x07 (Driver version 1.16ac)
May 8 03:08:58 chad kernel: apm: overridden by ACPI.
May 8 03:08:58 chad kernel: APIC error on CPU0: 40(40)
May 8 03:09:29 chad last message repeated 805 times
May 8 03:10:30 chad last message repeated 1709 times
May 8 03:11:31 chad last message repeated 1745 times
May 8 03:12:32 chad last message repeated 1519 times
May 8 03:13:33 chad last message repeated 1479 times

when I do lsmod apic is not listed as one of the kernel modules installed.


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Old 05-08-2004, 07:57 AM   #2
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Sounds like your getting conflicts from APM, ACPI and APIC. APIC isnt showing with lsmod because its compiled into the kernel not as a module


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