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    SubjectRe: "APIC error on CPUx" - what does this mean?
    On  7 Jan 02 at 23:17, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
    > On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 10:38:27PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > The occasional APIC error is fine (its logging a hardware event -
    > probably something that caused enough noise to lose a message and
    > retry it). The APIC bus is designed to stand these occasional
    > errors
    > I'm curious... is there any way to determine what is causing these?
    > On a UP athlon I have:
    > cw:tty5@charon(cw)$ uname -r ; uptime && grep ERR /proc/interrupts
    > 2.4.17-rc2
    > 02:09:50 up 4 days, 5:18, 10 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
    > ERR: 5216
    > which equates several per minute at times... no funny hardware, not
    > running X11, and I don't remembering seeing these a while ago on this
    > same mainboard (but I never really looked either, so that might not be
    > true).

    They are spurious IRQ 7, just message is printed only once during kernel
    lifetime... I have about three spurious IRQ 7 per each 1000 interrupts
    delivered to CPU. It is on A7V (Via KT133).
    Best regards,
    Petr Vandrovec

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