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Old 03-14-2013, 11:32 AM   #1
maxterlynn
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8254 timer to not connected to IO- APIC issue


[ ]8254 timer to IO-APIC

"UBUNTU LINUX for Non-Geeks" by Rickford Grant finally got off my dusty self. I want to load and use Linux that came with te book but I cant' get passed MP-bios bug:8254 timer etc. Is my 2006 version of Linux too old. Has the problem been fixed? Is my AMD CPU part of the problem?
 
Old 03-14-2013, 12:30 PM   #2
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You'd better tell us about the box, chipset, and the software, and not the book.

2006 is old now for a linux version. 8254 is very old for a serial device - they are the buffered 16550a ones now, or copies of same in the asic.

You're probably better reinstalling than fixing if it's a major issue. Can you set the thing using setserial? I think IO-APICs have come a bit since then. If yours is a VIA chipset, there could even be hardware issues with yours as there was with mine.
 
  


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