Re: [PATCH] Re: AMD Mobile Semprons (3500+, 3600+,...) break withnohz and highres enabled

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 08:04:30 EST

On Thu, 17 Jul 2008, Richard wrote:
> Prepare to be spammed.... I am using a Sabayon build, but all distros I have
> tried exibit the same behavior to me. the nohz=off options also works quite
> well. (I have a 2.6.26 vanilla that behaves the same)
> but for now, I am off to read and setup the netconsole.

Thanks for the boot log. That looks familiar:

> Jul 14 11:12:23 localhost [ 0.098984] ..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected
> to IO-APIC

We have a fix for that in Linus tree. Any chance to give current
mainline a test ride ?


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