cvs commit: src/sys/dev/sk if_sk.c if_skreg.h

Maxim Sobolev sobomax at
Fri Apr 28 19:27:32 UTC 2006

Nate Lawson wrote:
> Maxim Sobolev wrote:
>>> BTW, thanks for your work on the reboot issue.  Oh, and are you using
>> Don't mention it. The other big and still unresolved issue is getting 
>> SMP working. I have tried to debug it and as long as I can tell second 
>> core for some reason doesn't start at all. I have even attempted to 
>> borrow second CPU kick in magic from xnu (Darwin kernel), but the 
>> result is the same. My current guess is that since it's mobile 
>> processor, the 2nd core may be turned off for power saving purposes 
>> and needs some (ACPI?) hohomagic to power it up. Unfortunately I can't 
>> find any documentation on the processor to check. It is interesting 
>> that both Linux and Windows don't have any problems with getting it 
>> working OOB.
> I don't think there's any special ACPI thing to do.  If you have acpi 
> loaded, the MADT (apic table) probe should just work.  Are you sure you 
> have the latest -current since cperciva@ fixed the Core Duo limitation 
> we had?

Yes, I do have the latest kernel (circa this morning). Do you have any 
other ideas about what can be wrong?

BTW, in the following lapic_ipi_raw call, is the last argument expected 
to be 0 or maybe it's typo and it should be apic_id instead?

/* do an INIT IPI: deassert RESET */


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