Re: [REGRESSION from 2.6.23-rc8] (was: Re: 2.6.23-rc4-mm1 and-rc6-mm1: boot failure on HP nx6325, related to clockevents)

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 18:23:59 EST

On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> >
> > 1) current Linus' tree doesn't boot with any command line (regression)
> >
> > [ Linus, please revert commit e66485d747505e9d960b864fc6c37f8b2afafaf0


> OK, this explains 2) and 3). I just looked into the code and the logic
> vs. noapictimer on SMP is completely broken.

..and thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for finding it so quickly guys. Sounds like this will be fixed
properly in 2.6.24 with the x86 merge (which hopefully brings in the hrt
patch too)

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