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Old 08-20-2009, 02:13 PM   #1
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IO APIC resources could not be allocated message upon boot.

Alrighty, I have Linux 9.04, and upon booting, where it says starting Linux, or booting, something along those lines, a message that says a number, than "IO APIC resources could not be allocated" Really quickly flashes up on the screen under the booting message... it just scares me, that its going to turn into something worse if not attended to. Any ideas? I'm pretty new to the whole linux OS, but I've gotten the basics such as installing programs from source code, etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks alot

Also, I had just noticed a problem... I tried to boot up Wicd network manager, from the apps menu, nothing happend. When I tried to use the terminal and go Sudo wicd network manager, it gave me a file path, VAR/run/wicd/wicd.p/ I went there and opened it up it was a text document that had 4 numbers i think it was 3345...ANy help?

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Old 08-22-2009, 05:27 AM   #2
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Nothing to fear of about the error.

When grub begins to load press F4, or F6, or Esc > Tab this should take to the prompt for additional booting parameters. Then add this by typing:


press b or continue booting.

check back how it goes.

good luck hope this helps.
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Alright, I've tried that but I cannot quite figure out when exactly to try pressing F4 or F6, and does esc > tab mean hold esc then press tab, or press esc then tab? Thanks alot, and sorry for the misunderstanding
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I think he meant 'noapic', but I would use 'noioapic' instead.



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