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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert sky2 to 0.13a
    Ian Kumlien schrieb:
    > On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 23:38 +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
    >
    >>Ian Kumlien schrieb:
    >>
    >>>I also saw some oddities... portage stopped working, i dunno if this can
    >>>be MSI related or so, else something is trashing memory in a very
    >>>special way =P
    >>
    >>Yes, 0.15 causes memory corruption even if MSI is disabled.
    >
    >
    > So if i run with iommu=forced or what the hell the option is called i
    > should be able to catch these trashings?
    >
    > I also found it odd that it was only python that suffered... Starting
    > large and long running C apps worked just fine.

    For me, it was usually timer list corruption during boot (50% probability)
    or unidentified lockups (probably also timer list corruption) after a few
    minutes of operation (40% probability).
    Sample Oops message:

    Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000008
    rip: run_timer_softirq+322
    process udev
    Call trace:
    __do_softirq+68
    call_softirq+30
    do_softirq+46
    do_IRQ+61
    ret_from_intr+0
    EOI


    Regards,
    Carl-Daniel
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