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    SubjectRe: Asus CUV4X-D, 2.4.3 crashes at boot
    On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 04:15:38PM +1200, Simon Garner wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I've compiled kernel 2.4.3 on the following RH7 system, and I'm now getting
    > random crashes at boot, during IO-APIC initialisation. Random meaning that
    > sometimes it boots fine, other times it doesn't, and it hangs in different
    > places (but always around IO-APIC stuff). It almost always hangs after a
    > cold boot - if I do a Ctrl+Alt+Del then it will usually boot up OK.
    > System: Asus CUV4X-D motherboard, Dual P3 800EB.
    > The last thing I see on the screen when it hangs is, for example:

    I've seen the exact same behavior with my CUV4X-D (2x1GHz) under
    2.4.2 (debian woody). In addition, the kernel would sometimes hang
    around NMI watchdog enable. At least, I think it's trying to
    `enable'. The hang would occur around 50% of boot attempts. Once
    booted, everything was stable. A non-SMP 2.4.2 kernel (no IO-APIC
    either, sorry, didn't test that) always booted without hangs.

    Strangely, (happily for me,) the boot hangs stopped with 2.4.3.
    I've booted maybe 10 times (hot and cold) since I built 2.4.3 and
    I've had no hangs. When I get back to the box, I'll try booting
    a few dozen more times and see if I can confirm your observation.

    Allen Campbell
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