Re: 2.6.18 is problematic in VMware
From: S.ÃaÄlar Onur
Date: Thu Nov 02 2006 - 03:14:17 EST
30 Eki 2006 Pts 19:50 tarihinde, Zachary Amsden ÅunlarÄ yazmÄÅtÄ:
> > * Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor
> > mode... Ok. * Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
> > What's with that?
> Thanks. It is perhaps the jiffies calibration taking a while because of
> the precise timing loop. Are you reasonably confident that it is a
> regression in performance over 2.6.17? The boot sequence is pretty
> complicated, and a lot of it is difficult / slow to virtualize, so it
> could just be alternate timing makes the boot output appear to stall,
> when in fact the raw time is still about the same. I will run some
This is the part of the same problem with my previous report ( [RFC] Avoid PIT
SMP lockups thread), and im sure none the previous kernels have that problem.
S.ÃaÄlar Onur <caglar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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