Re: [ACPI] Linux 2.6-pre1 Does not boot on ASUS L3800C: lock up in acpi while "Executing all Devices _STA and_INIT methods"

Karol Kozimor (
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 18:40:48 +0200

Thus wrote Eric Valette:
> I happily run 2.4.21-pre5 with ACPI enabled and everything works just
> fine. I tried today 2.6-pre1 with exactly the same hardware
> configuration as the 2.4 one and the laptop does not boot. It hangs
> while dispaying : "Executing all Devices _STA and_INIT methods"
> allthough it has already printed several '.'

I reported the same on ACPI devel several (18?) hours ago. For now, the
solution is to compile a kernel without APIC support. No, the noapic option
doesn't help.

The problem appeared in 2.5.74, along with changes in handling a
BIOS-disabled APIC, or so I suppose.

Best regards,

Karol 'sziwan' Kozimor
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