Lost interrupts on SMP systems

Peter Trifonov pvtrifonov at mail.ru
Sat Jan 15 02:11:59 PST 2005

Hello John,

> > > workaround for an undocumented errata in at least some older I/O 
> > > APICs where a level triggered interrupt can accidentally be 
> > > delivered as edge triggered and end up not being properly 
> > > acknowledged.  However, you don't have any level triggered 
> > > interrupts, so I'm not sure that is applicable.
> More interrupt load that way, which would indicate maybe the bug Linux 
> tries to work around except that your intpins are edge triggered. :( 
 After doing some google search I have found a number of 
 somewhat similar problem reports/patches related to this 
 family of HP boxes (Vectra XU 6/200).
 Maybe that is what you were writing about, sorry in such case.

With best regards,
P. Trifonov  

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