SMP system not running SMP
seebs at plethora.net
Fri Jun 23 21:09:59 UTC 2006
In message <E43C8266-1A60-49D5-868F-1569DB1C3EFC at khera.org>, Vivek Khera writes
>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)...
Hey! Good to see you agin!
>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.
I did not. I will investigate this, it sounds inherently plausible.
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