Dmesg on 4-way w/HTT (8 procs total)

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri Nov 7 10:35:03 PST 2003

On 07-Nov-2003 Cagle, John (ISS-Houston) wrote:
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: John Baldwin
>> >
>> > My GENERIC build finished ok, so it should at least be workable for
>> > most people.  By the way, if anyone has a machine with 8 or 
>> more CPUs
>> > (John Cagle, I know you are out there. :)) feel free to test the new
>> > code out and post a boot -v dmesg log to the smp@ list.  Thanks.
>> Hi John!
>> Yes, I'm out here!  ;-)
>> Attached below is a dmesg from the ProLiant DL560 which has 4 XEON-HTT
>> processors.  I'll try the 8-way next.  This PAE kernel is from a cvsup
>> early this morning.
>> Thanks,
>> John Cagle
> Sorry, that wasn't too useful.  I put "-v" in /boot.config but that was
> Pointless.  I've attached a *REAL* boot dmesg with -v below.
> Notice that I've got a Dual-Port NIC in a PCI slot (fxp0&1), and the
> ports
> have IRQ's 26 & 27 now!  Woo Hoo!  Previously that didn't work.


> However, it looks like there may be some timer problems in the ACPI code
> since it's complaining that some ACPI timers look bad.

It will still work, just uses a more expensive algorithm.  I'm not sure
why the timing for the ACPI timer would be affected.


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