new interrupts not working for me

John Baldwin jhb at
Thu Nov 6 07:30:59 PST 2003

On 06-Nov-2003 Peter Schultz wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
>> On 05-Nov-2003 Peter Schultz wrote:
>>>I have a Tyan S1832DL w/dual pii 350s and it's not able to boot.  Seems 
>>>to be having trouble with my adaptec scsi controller, I get a whole 
>>>bunch of output like this hand transcribed bit, it comes after "waiting 
>>>15 seconds for scsi devices to settle":
>>>ahc0 timeout SCB already complete interrupts may not be functioning
>>>Infinite interrupt loop INTSTAT=0(probe3:ahc0:0:3:0): SCB 0x6 - timed out
>>>Anyone else seeing this?  There are probably 100+ related lines of 
>>>output, I'll have to configure serial debugging if you need to see it.
>> The dmesg output excluding all the ahc0 errors would help figure out
>> why your interrupts aren't working.  However, I just committed a patch
>> that might fix your problem.
> Now the kernel just dies and the machine reboots right in the beginning 
> when it's setting up the ACPI/APIC stuff.  Of course, with ACPI off, 
> there's no apparent problem with the kernel.

Ok.  Did the old kernel break before with ACPI turned off?  It should
have.  By the way, I've committed a fix for the ACPI breakage.


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