Subject: Re: no available disks?
To: Chris Kantarjiev <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 08/10/2006 19:13:35
On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 12:54:10PM -0700, Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> >A sharp-eyed reader notes that my failing case isn't connecting to ioapic0, 
> >and suggests that I may need to boot from a kernel with the ioapic bits 
> >enabled.
> >Yes, this is an SMP box.
> >I see that my 3.0.1 iso image has a GENERIC.MP.gz kernel, but I don't know 
> >(and the docs don't tell me) how to boot with that kernel... dmesg tells me 
> >that this is an INSTALL kernel, not INSTALL.MP ...
> And the daily build ISO doesn't give me a choice, either. That's really too 
> bad.

I would try to boot GENERIC.MPACPI kernel. It would crash at the end of
booting of course because the system is not installed, but you'll see if
it finds your hardware.