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Kernel Panic when HPC mode is enabled in BIOS

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4


Applies to any server capable of HPC Mode.

If "HPC mode" is enabled in the BIOS on platforms with Interlagos processor a kernel panic is encountered.


Please update the kernel to a version equals or higher than

As an alternative solution "HPC mode" can be disabled in the BIOS.


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  • Document ID:7006729
  • Creation Date: 09-May-2012
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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