Bug#612900: MPTBIOS-related kernel panic after upgrading to squeeze
Keith Erekson wrote:
> For what it's worth, I had this *identical* problem on an IBM
> Intellistation Z Pro 6221 (I have a handful of clearer photos of
> kernel panics, if anyone's interested), and I finally resolved it by
> doing a BIOS update on the box.
Oh, neat. Do you have more details about the BIOS update (e.g., a
BIOS changelog, or versions before and after)? It might be possible
to detect the problematic BIOS and work around it or error out with a
more helpful message.
Thanks, and sorry for the slow response.
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