Re: 2.6.23-rc4-mm1 and -rc6-mm1: boot failure on HP nx6325, related to clockevents
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 09:02:50 EST
On Monday, 24 September 2007 21:13, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> 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 ?
No, but it's famous for being interestingly broken nevertheless.
> > 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
No, it doesn't.
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