Because you don't have an IO APIC?
> Found and enabled local APIC!
> Using local APIC timer interrupts.
> calibrating APIC timer ...
I/O APIC != local APIC; the latter is on on all CPU's since P5 (at least
for Intel), I/O APIC's are usable mostly on SMP boards. Is yours SMP
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