Originally Posted by Chris M
Thanks for the hint - I'll look if there's an other way to disable HPET...
you did not run update-grub
after editing grub.conf
as i see from your log:
[ 26.739] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-27-generic root=UUID=11a4d9bf-46d1-48d9-b353-2404262ec219 ro quiet splash
you have no HPET disabling option at boot