Re: kernel boot hangs after x86: insert_resorce for lapic addr after e820_reserve_resources

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 23:55:58 EST

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
<ciaran.mccreesh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The commit 3def3d6ddf43dbe20c00c3cbc38dfacc8586998f (x86:
> insert_resorce for lapic addr after e820_reserve_resources) causes my
> x86_64 box to to lock up early on in the boot process. Reverting only
> this commit with current git head gives a successful boot.
> The last messages outputted to the screen with a failed boot are:
> pci 0000:00:13.2: OHCI: BIOS handoff failed (BIOS bug?) 00000184
> Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = 475235503 ns)
> The handoff message appears not to be related, and occurs with all
> kernels. The 'clocksource' message appears only with the above commit.
> The box has an Abit F-190HD motherboard with a Q6600 CPU. A .config,
> dmesg from git head with the above commit reverted and lspci -v are
> attached.
> What further information can I provide to help work this issue out?

can you try to boot with apic=verbose? please don't revert that patch...

wonder if init_apic_mapping need some delay with that strange chipset.

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