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SubjectRe: Hardlocks with 2.4.21-pre5, pdc202xx_new (PDC20269) and shared IRQs
* Alan Cox <> [2003-03-20 14:51]:
> On Thu, 2003-03-20 at 07:22, Wolfram Schlich wrote:
> > Well, now I have trashed my array :-)
> > ->
> >
> > Btw., it spits out *lots* of messages when IRQ sharing is *disabled*
> > in the kernel config and just dies quietly when it's *enabled*
> > (having it dying before didn't mess up my array... ;)).
> I'll take a look. I have no promise docs however so there is little that
> can be done for promise specific bugs if it looks that way.

Should I contact some guy at Promise regarding that issue?

> > ?! I'm using the onboard IDE for two CDROM drives and one smaller
> > hard disk which I use rarely... and I didn't use any of these devices
> > in the cases in which I had the described problems... Anyway, why should I
> > connect a PS/2 mouse to the machine? Is it gonna solve all my
> > problems at once? ;-)
> Probably not, but it will avoid a lockup with IDE DMA in a specific case

This only affects onboard IDE usage?
Argh, I start to hate this AMD-MP stuff.

Btw., I get these messages from time to time (not often):
APIC error on CPU1: 00(02)
APIC error on CPU0: 00(02)
Should I boot with "noapic" or "disableapic"? But I guess this is
another issue...
Wolfram Schlich; Friedhofstr. 8, D-88069 Tettnang; +49-(0)178-SCHLICH
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