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I am having trouble dual booting Win10 and Linux to my Lenovo 330S

asked 2018-08-29 13:26:55 -0500

Grog gravatar image

I partitioned my C: drive, downloaded a fedora 28 live boot to a thumb drive, and tried to boot it. When it starts, I get a stack dump as follows:

[Firmware Bug]: AMD-Vi IOAPIC[32] not in IVRS table
Kernel Panic - not syncing: timer doesn't work through Interrupt-remapped IO-APIC
CPU:0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 4.16.3-301.fc.28.x86_64 #1
Hardware name: LENOVO 81FB/LNVNB161216, BIOS 7WCN21WW 05/11/2018
Call Trace:

  ? clear_io_APIC_pin+0xb8/0x110

For what it is worth, I got a very similar result with a Ubuntu 29 live boot.

Can anybody point me in the right direction?

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Check if you have UEFI secure boot activated, it may be blocking some kernel module require on your pc. You could disable it and try to boot as a test.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2018-08-29 13:51:35 -0500 )edit

In response to aeperezt's suggestion about UEFI secure boot, I have tried this with the BIOS set for UEFI, and for legacy boot.

Grog gravatar imageGrog ( 2018-08-29 14:53:35 -0500 )edit

I you did have the same error, then try to install with compatibility mode.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2018-08-29 15:01:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-08-29 15:41:05 -0500

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When I Google this error message, the vast majority response is to use the noapic boot parameter. So you need to edit the GRUB entry (type e at the grub menu) and then find the linuxefi line, and then somewhere in that line after vmlinuz insert noapic and then either control-x or F10 to boot. If that works, you'll need to make the change permanent by editing the proper boot parameter line in /etc/default/grub and then creating a new grub configuration using sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg

I do not recommend disabling Secure Boot or using compatibility/legacy/disable UEFI mode. That is not indicated.

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This did the trick.I clicked the "check" above. Is there anything else I need to do to say thanks?

Grog gravatar imageGrog ( 2018-08-30 12:46:01 -0500 )edit

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