Interrupt Storms on irq:11 with Tecra A4
john at baldwin.cx
Thu Jul 6 12:08:11 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 05 July 2006 10:47, Yousef Raffah wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-07-04 at 18:56 +0300, Yousef Raffah wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-07-04 at 16:27 +0300, Yousef Raffah wrote:
> > > I just updated my BIOS yesterday in order to test if my laptop will
> > > "ever" work with ACPI under FreeBSD.
> > >
> > > The test resulted in having interrupt storm on irq:11 whenever acpi is
> > > enabled during the boot process. I have tried to disable apic from my
> > > kernel but that didn't help, same results.
> > > I know interrupt storms can be "ok" to ignore but I guess that is not an
> > > option in my case as it is disabling my hard drive!
> > >
> > > Googling for interrupt storm gave me results of people having the same
> > > problem but I still can't find how to overcome this. Not sure if I can
> > > get a dmesg output with the interrupt storm, any ideas?
> > >
> Sorry for bothering everyone on the list with my problem but I really
> need to get over this interrupt storm thing. Can someone at least tell
> me what am I supposed to do (without flaming please :) ) in order to
> overcome this?
I would have to have a verbose dmesg with ACPI enabled to have any hope of
trying to debug it. Unfortunately many laptops don't have serial ports to
use for a serial console nowadays. Does yours have a working serial port?
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