Originally Posted by zander
@blueworm: I think you're confusing PIC vs. ACPI,I/O APIC and APM vs. ACPI.
@signals42: as blueworm pointed out, the initial kernel messages are missing from your dmesg log file; it might be easier if you attached /var/log/messages or an excerpt from it.
Damm it this always happens. Lets see.
ACPI is the power management thingy and APIC the IRQ thingy then.
I must tattoo it one of these days.(This has happened to me before).