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SubjectRe: QUESTION: Network hangs with BP6 and 2.4.x kernels, hardwarerelated?
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I'd like to know _which_ of the two makes a difference (or does it only
> trigger with both of them enabled)? And even then I'm not sure that it is
> "the" solution - both changes to io-apic handling had some reason for
> them. Ingo, what was the focus-cpu thing?

Frank, please clarify:
you still run without disable_irq_nosync() in 8390.c?

I have a first idea: we send an EOI to an interrupt that is masked on
the IO apic, perhaps that causes the problems.

I'm right now typing a patch.

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