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SubjectRe: CONFIG_NO_HZ: missed ticks, stall (keyb IRQ required) [2.6.18-rc4-mm1]
On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 01:06 +0100, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> ACPI: lapic on CPU 0 stops in C2[C2]

> How probable is it that the APIC timer got killed due to mis-programming
> in Linux versus VIA chipset design garbage probability? I.e. do you think
> there's a chance to fix C2 malfunction by going into the innards of
> VIA chipsets operation?
> How useful would it be to simply disable C2 operation (but not C1)
> in CONFIG_NO_HZ mode after's been determined to kill APIC timer?:

No, we better disable local apic timer in that case. What happens if you
boot your machine with ACPI disabled ?


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