Broken MP table detected ...
alex.wilkinson at dsto.defence.gov.au
Thu Sep 22 19:55:59 PDT 2005
0n Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 04:40:36PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
>On Monday 19 September 2005 08:55 pm, Scott Long wrote:
>> Wilkinson, Alex wrote:
>> > Can anyone tell me what the following means, and how to fix it:
>> > APIC_IO: Testing 8254 interrupt delivery
>> > APIC_IO: Broken MP table detected: 8254 is not connected to IOAPIC #0
>> > intpin 2 APIC_IO: routing 8254 via 8259 and IOAPIC #0 intpin 0
>> > - aW
>> It means that you need to use 6.0 instead of 5.x =-) It represents the
>> old way that we connected the timecounters, which apparently isn't well
>> supported with newer amd64 boards. 6.0 solves this problem by using a
>> better supported mechanism.
>Actually, this is a 4.x method and it basically means that it has fallen back
>to mixed mode for IRQ0. 6.0 certainly does this better. 5.x just uses mixed
>mode by default.
John, what is mixed mode ?
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