Regression 7.0R -> 7-stable?
edwin at mavetju.org
Thu Aug 7 12:37:01 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 05:19:40AM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 07, 2008 at 09:47:06PM +1000, Edwin Groothuis wrote:
> > 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
> > machdep.hyperthreading_allowed=1
> > 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
> I think you misread what he was saying. :-) He's saying that his
> system locks up hard after the kernel prints the "SMP: AP CPU #x
> Launched!" messages.
It's indeed a different interpretation of what I originally read.
Sorry for the noise!
Edwin Groothuis | Personal website: http://www.mavetju.org
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