Subject: Re: recent change/problem with bge
To: Mark Davies <>
From: Joseph A. Dacuma <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2007 19:25:41
Hi Mark!

> On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, I wrote:
>> On 4.99.9 everything is fine but with current all I get is
>> bge0: watchdog timeout -- resetting
>> bge0: block failed to stop: reg 0x1400 bit 0x00000002
>> Any ideas what changed? How to fix?
> Hmm, seems what changed is that "ioapic* at mainbus?" is now enabled
> by default in GENERIC.  Adding a "no ioapic.." got my bge working
> again and no error messages being printed.
> So what exactly is ioapic (there is no manual page)?  and why would it
> interfere with bge?

This link might be of help:

Have you tried fiddling with your bios/cmos settings if theres anything
related to APIC. I remember running into troubles (not exactly bge) and
experimented with the APIC options. The machine is still running fine up
to this moment.