Originally Posted by pe1chl
Oh, forgot about that, sorry.
Before installing the binary drivers, I needed the noapic parameter, otherwise
X wouldn't start (I got stuck in a black screen when it's supposed to start).
After installing the binary drivers, the problem with X didn't occur anymore,
but the boot occasionaly hanged before even trying to start X. I couldn't
notice any pattern on the moments of hanging: they seemed random. Also,
the system as a whole felt much more unstable without noapic: more lags,
random freezing and programs crashing.