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WHAT IS APIC MODE IN MAINBOARD?!

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by Mel, Jul 7, 2005.

  1. Mel

    Mel Guest

    :?: CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN WHAT IS APIC MODE AND HOW IT AFFECTS ANY PCI
    DEVICE?
    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE WITH ACPI MODE OR PNP AWARE OS INSIDE BIOS
    SETUP

    IAM INSTALLING A PCMCIA TP PCI ADAPTOR FOR DESKTOP AND WHEN THERE IS
    APIC MODE IN THE MAINBOARD THIS DEVICE AIN’T WORKING!
    WHY WHY AND WHY?

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    Mel, Jul 7, 2005
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  2. Mel

    Judder Guest

    "Mel" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > :?: CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN WHAT IS APIC MODE AND HOW IT AFFECTS ANY PCI
    > DEVICE?
    > WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE WITH ACPI MODE OR PNP AWARE OS INSIDE BIOS
    > SETUP
    >
    > IAM INSTALLING A PCMCIA TP PCI ADAPTOR FOR DESKTOP AND WHEN THERE IS
    > APIC MODE IN THE MAINBOARD THIS DEVICE AIN'T WORKING!
    > WHY WHY AND WHY?
    >
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    > request
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    Never knew it affected the caps lock on the keyboard.
     
    Judder, Jul 7, 2005
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  3. It has something to do with the interrupt controller. With APIC on
    there are up to 32 usable interrupts. Some devices or device drivers
    might not like APIC to be enabled in my experience.
    Mel wrote:
    > :?: CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN WHAT IS APIC MODE AND HOW IT AFFECTS ANY PCI
    > DEVICE?
    > WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE WITH ACPI MODE OR PNP AWARE OS INSIDE BIOS
    > SETUP
    >
    > IAM INSTALLING A PCMCIA TP PCI ADAPTOR FOR DESKTOP AND WHEN THERE IS
    > APIC MODE IN THE MAINBOARD THIS DEVICE AIN’T WORKING!
    > WHY WHY AND WHY?
    >
     
    Travis Gardiner, Jul 20, 2005
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