SMP system not running SMP

Vivek Khera vivek at
Fri Jun 23 21:08:28 UTC 2006

On Jun 23, 2006, at 7:07 AM, Peter Seebach wrote:

> There are two possible paths to fixing this:  One is to make SMP  
> work without
> ACPI.  Since NetBSD was booting SMP on this machine with ACPI  
> disabled in the
> BIOS, I assume that's theoretically possible.  The other is to  
> figure out

Just jumping in this thread mid-stream (since I just recognized your  
name from the old BSDI days)... did you try just disabling ACPI timer  
only?   This seems to be quite a popular cause of hang during boot.   
I have one box that needs it.

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