Regression 7.0R -> 7-stable?
edwin at mavetju.org
Thu Aug 7 11:48:00 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 01:29:47PM +0200, Gerrit K?hn wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have a rather new FujitsuSiemens Esprimo here with an AMD Phenom X3
> processor (triple core is somehow strange :-) and a lot of NVidia stuff
> onboard. I installed 7.0-R, which ran quite well except for the bge driver
> and snd_hda which both complained.
> After putting in an extra networking card I was able to install some more
> software and all appeared to be nice. Then I cvsupped to the recent
> 7-stable as of today. My hope was that maybe the bge or the sound card
> would improve from this. However, the new kernel I compiled does not run
> at all. It boots up to CPU#1 and CPU#2 lauchned messages and then sits
> there and does nothing anymore. I have verified this behaviour with amd64
> snapshot images from July and August to make sure I did not compile a bad
> kernel. Both show the same behaviour.
> Are there any ideas what has changed from 7.0-R to recent 7.0-stable that
> could cause this? What can I do to debug/fix this?
Make sure you have this in your /etc/sysctl.conf:
[~] edwin at k7>grep hyper /etc/sysctl.conf
Then with top you can see the CPUs in use ----------v
PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND
69200 edwin 9 44 0 236M 130M ucond 0 33:37 5.76% seamonkey-b
3317 edwin 1 71 0 38404K 33572K select 1 3:51 0.10% mutt
3015 edwin 1 45 0 403M 81672K select 0 101:52 0.00% Xorg
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