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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Dynamic Tick version 050406-1
    * Alexander Nyberg <alexn@dsv.su.se> [050407 02:31]:
    > > > > Here's an updated dyn-tick patch. Some minor fixes:
    > > >
    > > > Doesn't look so good here. I get this with 2.6.12-rc2 (plus a few other patches).
    > > > Disabling Dynamic Tick makes everything happy again (it boots).
    > > >
    > > > [4294688.655000] Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
    > >
    > > Thanks for trying it out. What kind of hardware do you have? Does it
    > > have HPET? It looks like no suitable timer for dyn-tick is found...
    > > Maybe the following patch helps?
    >
    >
    > ===== arch/i386/kernel/Makefile 1.67 vs edited =====
    > --- 1.67/arch/i386/kernel/Makefile 2005-01-26 06:21:13 +01:00
    > +++ edited/arch/i386/kernel/Makefile 2005-04-07 11:21:19 +02:00
    > @@ -32,6 +32,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_ACPI_SRAT) += srat.o
    > obj-$(CONFIG_HPET_TIMER) += time_hpet.o
    > obj-$(CONFIG_EFI) += efi.o efi_stub.o
    > obj-$(CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK) += early_printk.o
    > +obj-$(CONFIG_NO_IDLE_HZ) += dyn-tick.o
    >
    > EXTRA_AFLAGS := -traditional

    Ah, that explains :) Thanks!

    Tony
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