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SubjectRe: alpha DEAD on >=2.6.16-rc3
leonie herzberg wrote:
> Hi. I already posted a bugreport on the bugzilla
> ( but I feel no one is
> recognizing that; and as I see it, it's a rather hard bug since it
> throws a kernel panic immediately at boot time. I believe it has to do
> with the change made in 2.6.16-rc3 concerning "cpu_possible_map". None
> of the newer kernel versions works.
> As you can see at the first (and up to now, only) comment, this is not
> only my problem.
> Maybe it appears only in connection with SMP. I can't tell.

I'm not sure if this is similar or not. I compiled 2.6.16 for my alpha 2
days ago. I've had nothing but lockup/halting problems with it and went back
to 2.4.

This is a noritake machine (alphaserver 1000a 4/266) 160mb ram and a mylex
dac960pdu (IIRC) raid controller.

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