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    SubjectRe: [Dumb question] 100k RTC interrupts/sec on SMP system: why?
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    On Friday 10 November 2006 08:43, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > On Fri, 2006-11-10 at 16:35 +0300, Paul P Komkoff Jr wrote:
    > > Replying to Arjan van de Ven:
    > > > Also have you tried acpi=off or the linux firmware test kit (see url in
    > >
    > > acpi=off fixed this.
    > > 8: 1 0 IO-APIC-edge rtc
    > acpi=on had this
    >
    > > 8: 3673166897 3674697116 IO-APIC-level rtc
    >
    > spot the level-vs-edge difference.... your acpi interrupt routing looks
    > bust.
    >
    >
    > > So I got rid of "interrupt storm" but what I've lost (except poweroff)?
    >
    > you can get power off with APM as well.

    Servers don't have APM.

    It seems this is an additional sighting of this BIOS bug:

    http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7679

    (perhaps you can note that in the bug report)

    pnpacpi=off should be a sufficient workaround for now.

    thanks,
    -Len

    ps. there is nothing dumb about this question:-)
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