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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.21-rc1
On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 04:36:04PM +0100, Athanasius wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 05:21:44PM +0200, Danny ter Haar wrote:
> > In article <cistron.20030423150956.GH25981@miggy.org> you write:
> > > I'm still seeing a problem with my primary IDE channel locking up for
> > >10-15s at a time, an event I can trigger by running updatedb (i.e. the
> > >database update for 'locate').
> > >
> >
> > I have similar problems.
> > I "cured" it with dis-abling "IO-APIC"
> >
> > Could you recompile a kernel without the io-apic option ?
> >
> > local-apic on UP is ok, only disable io-apic.
>
> Aha, a reply about this at last. I forgot to put my config in on the
> original post, was going to follow up with it when I saw the post come
> up. Anyway, yes, I have:
>
> # CONFIG_SMP is not set
> CONFIG_X86_UP_APIC=y
> CONFIG_X86_UP_IOAPIC=y
> CONFIG_X86_LOCAL_APIC=y
> CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC=y
>
> currently, I'll go try with all but CONFIG_X86_LOCAL_APIC set to n
> then.

Yup, that *seems* to have fixed it. Booted up, updatedb run, compile
of a few things done, running X, even burned a CD, no sign of the
reported problem.

This could do with some easily accessible documentation someplace, but
I'm not sure *where* such should go.

-Ath
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