Re: 2.6.23-rc4-mm1 and -rc6-mm1: boot failure on HP nx6325,related to clockevents

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 04:07:42 EST

On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 22:52 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > Second, noacpitimer added to the command line makes all of the kernels, up to
> > > and including 2.6.23-rc6-mm1, boot (this seems to be 100% reproducible).
> >
> > That's valuable information. Can you please provide a boot log of one of
> > those with an additional "apic=verbose" on the command line ?
> Attached is the dmesg output from the 2.6.23-rc6 kernel with the patchset:
> applied. I also have the 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 dmesg output ready, but there's some
> -mm-specific noise in it. Please let me know if you want it, though.


> Command line: root=/dev/sda3 vga=792 resume=/dev/sda1 noacpitimer apic=verbose 2

noacpitimer is not a valid commandline option.

I asked for:
>> > > noapictimer

So I really wonder, why noacpitimer on the kernel command line makes any
difference. I'm confused.


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