> We've got $SUBJECT, and an IDE disk (UDMA/33). Of course we want to install
> Linux onto it. Which Linux kernel version will support this system well ?
> I heard about hangs on IDE+SMP, so please mention a version which must be
> run on this machine well. 2.2.13smp gives 'CPU TBL STUCK' or similar
> messages, or hangs simply without any message. 2.2.14pre3-smp is similar.
> Must I use 2.3.x kernel instead ?
I have such a system running 2.2.10 for several weeks now.
> Another interesting symptom : kernel compiling (it's for testing stability
> with 'make -j 30') stops, but does not exit or so ... Alt+sysreq combos
> reports 13 processes with 'R" state. Machine was usable for a while on
> other terminals.
I never use higher than -j 4 so I have never seen such a problem.
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