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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc4-mm1 Spurious ACK/NAK on isa0060/serio0, 2.6.18-rc2 is fine
    On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 12:34:34AM +0200, Helge Hafting wrote:
    > On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 12:10:52AM +0200, Helge Hafting wrote:
    > > So I tried 2.6.18-rc4-mm1 on my opteron. (Running 64-bit)
    > >
    > > The kernel did not boot, but went into an infinite loop of
    > >
    > > Spurious ACK on isa0060/serio0
    > > over and over. I have two keyboards, one attached the usual
    > > way and another attached where a mouse usually goes.
    > > This works fine with 2.6.18-rc2, but no longer now.
    > > One keyboard is dead, and on the other, two of the
    > > leds blink on and off.
    > >
    > > Unplugging a keyboard changes the repeating message to
    > > Spurious NAK ... instead.
    > >
    > > Unplugging both keyboards stops the nonsense, but then - no keyboard.
    > >
    > > This kernel also fails to mount root, a fact that is hard to see as
    > > the stupid messages quickly scroll everything else away.
    > > That might be something simple like the changed ATA config
    > > or multithreaded pci probe.
    > >
    > > There just cannot be any program "trying to access hw directly",
    > > I don't get the root fs so I don't even have init running.
    > >
    > I got rid of the multithreaded PCI probe - and the root fs was
    > recognised again (I have both SATA and SCSI, perhaps they
    > were probed in wrong order)

    Are you using the ata_piix driver by chance for your root partition? If
    so, the multi-thread stuff will not work unless you use the hack below.

    > Curiously enough, the keyboard trouble went away too. Odd.
    > Now posting from a working 2.6.18-rc4-mm1 (With the jiffies hotfix)

    The keyboard stuff is very odd, your keyboard should not be on the PCI
    bus :(

    thanks,

    greg k-h

    --------------

    From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
    Subject: Driver: multi-threaded hacks

    - Fix "issue" with ata_piix doing multi-threaded boot

    Use at your own risk.

    ---
    drivers/scsi/ata_piix.c | 2 +-
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

    --- gregkh-2.6.orig/drivers/scsi/ata_piix.c
    +++ gregkh-2.6/drivers/scsi/ata_piix.c
    @@ -945,7 +945,7 @@ static int __init piix_init(void)
    if (rc)
    return rc;

    - in_module_init = 0;
    +// in_module_init = 0; multi-threaded probe doesn't like this...

    DPRINTK("done\n");
    return 0;
    -
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