SMP Compaq DL380 G1 - hangs on boot

Daxbert daxbert_news at
Wed Apr 2 20:59:41 PST 2003

Quoting David Muir Sharnoff <muir at>:
> * On Wednesday 02 April 2003, Patrick O'Reilly wrote:
> * ... 
> * Hmmm.  I had the same thing on a similar platform once I built the kernel
> with 
> * SMP.  Also curious, though I have reverted to a non-SMP kernel for now
> while 
> * I get everything else set up.
> I guess I should mention that I'm trying to boot an SMP kernel.  
> Non-SMP kernels work fine.  

What OS have you configured in the BIOS via the Compaq System Configuation
Utility (SCU)?  I've always had to set the host to 'Linux', to get the SMP
kernel to not hang.


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