I have an Asus X71SL with an Intel Dual Core T3200 processor. Any kernel version after 2.6.35-rc2 won't boot up on my machine without the
nolapic kernel parameter at bootup. I have already reported this as a bug, but this is the only thing keeping me from updating to 10.10 or 11.04 when it'll be released.
Should I just use the
nolapic parameter as a default and move on (and in the meantime try to resolve the bug) or is there a big performance/other trade-off?