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I have just installed Mandriva 2007.1 on an Intel Core 2 Duo (2x2GHz). I faced a couple of problems with keyboard repetes and kacpid taking ~100% CPU time so I disabled ACPI and addted 'notsc' to the kernel arguements.
My /proc/cpuinfo shows:
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 15
model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4400 @ 2.00GHz
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 1995.286
cache size : 2048 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 1
core id : 0
cpu cores : 1
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 10
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc up pni monitor ds_cpl est tm2 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm
bogomips : 3994.55
I found the answer by spending all afternoon on Google But I want to record it here for other people that have the same problem. For the record I am running Compaq Proliant ML370 G1 with 2xPentiumIII 1Ghz.
You need to boot SmartStart and configure the BIOS so the PrimaryOS is set to "Linux" - mine was set to "Other" and that seemed to be causing the problem. You may also need to remove the "nolapic" from your kernel boot parameters.