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SubjectRe: Locked up 2.4.10-pre11 on Tyan 815t motherboard.
Andrew Morton wrote:

> nmi_watchdog will force an oops if the machine locks up
> with interrupts disabled (as I suspect mine did). But
> it requires an SMP kernel or IO-APIC-on-UP.

I just built a 2.4.8 kernel with the APIC enabled. It locked
hard and printed no OOPS. I had set the boot cmd line as:

> > Could bad hardware do this..and if so, any idea of what to look for??
> >
> Yes, bad hardware could do it. It'll eother be a lockup
> with interrupts disabled or a double/triple fault.

When I opened the machine the first time (before I powered it up),
I noticed that the CPU fan's wires were tangled in the fan such that
it couldn't move.. I fixed that, but it could have been run before
I received the machine... Could that cause this problem you think??


Ben Greear <> <>
President of Candela Technologies Inc
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