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

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 04:08:27 EST

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 10:14 +0400, Mikhail Kshevetskiy wrote:
> Hello Thomas, Rafael
> > We know, that
> > - disabling local apic timers work
> As i can see from the log, you are booting on computer with dualcore AMD
> processor. Do you have C1E feature enabled?
> i386 kernel disable lapic on dualcore AMD with C1E support (see
> x86_64 kernel do not have this
> patch still (it's required for tickless kernel only).

Well it is required for non tickless mode as well.

> As result, if
> you run x86_64 kernel with hrt patch on such computer, the system
> will stall during boot on lapic timer calibration.

Thanks for the reminder. I have a look into this.


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