Re: [REGRESSION from 2.6.23-rc8]

From: Chuck Ebbert
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 11:08:23 EST

On 09/26/2007 06:35 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> It's even worse than I thought on the first check:
> "noapictimer" on the command line of an SMP box prevents _ONLY_ the boot
> CPU apic timer from being used. But the secondary CPU is still
> unconditionally setting up the APIC timer and uses the non calibrated
> variable calibration_result, which is of course 0, to setup the APIC
> timer. Wreckage guaranteed.

Is this why I get 1000 spurious interrupts/second on IRQ7 when booting
x86_64 with "noapic"?
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