SMP system not running SMP

Peter Seebach seebs at
Mon Jun 26 20:13:59 UTC 2006

In message <20060626175058.GD89842 at>, "David O'Brien" writes:
>On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 06:07:22AM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
>> There are two possible paths to fixing this:  One is to make SMP work
>> without ACPI.

>Impossible.  The AMD64 64-bit platform has ACPI by definition from AMD.


>Its the same as asking if you could make booting work without a PC BIOS.

Well, uhm.  You can in some cases.  :)

In that case, though, I guess it's a question of finding out what about the
Adaptec SCSI controller and ACPI is killing the system.


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