New interrupt stuff breaks ASUS 2 CPU system

Harti Brandt brandt at
Tue Nov 4 07:50:36 PST 2003

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, John Baldwin wrote:

JB>On 04-Nov-2003 Harti Brandt wrote:
JB>> Hi,
JB>> I have an ASUS system with 2 CPUs that I need to run at HZ=10000. This
JB>> worked until yesterday, but with the new interrupt code it doesn't boot
JB>> anymore. It works for the standard HZ, but if I set HZ=1000 I get a double
JB>> fault. I suspect a race condition in the interrupt handling. My config
JB>> file has
JB>> options SMP
JB>> device apic
JB>> options HZ=1000
JB>Ok, I can try to reproduce.
JB>> Device configuration finished.
JB>> Timecounter "TSC" frequency 1380009492 Hz quality -100
JB>> Timecounters cpuid = 0; apic id = 00
JB>> instruction pointer   = 0x8:0xc048995d
JB>> stack pointer         = 0x10:0xc0821bf4
JB>> frame pointer        cpuid = 0; apic id = 00
JB>> 0xc048995d is in critical_exit. It is the jmp after the popf from
JB>> cpu_critical_exit.
JB>This is where interrupts are re-enabled, so you are getting an interrupt.
JB>It might be helpful to figure what type of fault you are actually getting.

tf_err is 0, tf_trapno is 30 (decimal).

harti brandt,
brandt at, harti at

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