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 - 15:13:45 EST

On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 21:11 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > /me scratches head
> Retested.
> > We know, that
> > - disabling local apic timers work
> This works reproducibly accross the board.


> > - local apic timers (which turn off PIT) work. when noacpiFSCKEDPARSING
> This stopped working, although it evidently worked yesterday (wtf?).
> There seems to be a history effect in the box, to make things more
> "interesting".

Did you connect this box to Andrews VAIO during KS ?

> I think the only solid data point so far is that "noapictimer" makes the box
> boot.

Ok. Can you add "nmi_watchdog=1" to the command line please. This runs
through the calibration of APIC, but registers it as a dummy clock
source (the PIT must run to make the watchdog work).

If it boots, please provide the output of /proc/timer_list



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