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SubjectRe: 2.6.27-rc3: 'APIC error on CPU1: 00(40)', but only on resume!
On Saturday 30 August 2008, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Aug 2008, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > Barring a hardware erratum, this is a bug in the kernel. It
> > > should be moderately easy to track down with some debugging added
> > > to writes accessing LVT and redirection table entries.
> >
> > Could you please provide some more specific debugging instructions?
> > I'm at a complete loss what I should do here.
> Debugging code can be added to apic_write() and
> io_apic_{write,modify}() so that a warning is output into the kernel
> log whenever a suspicious value is written to one of the vector
> registers. Similarly for MSI/HT interrupts, although I do not know
> names of the functions involved off the head. Due to performance
> considerations it is unfortunately infeasible to have such debugging
> enabled in production kernels.

Thanks for the reply Maciej, but that is still way over my head I'm
afraid. I think I'll need an actual debug patch from someone that I can
apply and test with to get any further with this.

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