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SubjectRe: New timeofday subsystem: Lockups
On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 02:08 -0600, Frank Sorenson wrote:
> I'm not sure whether this is an issue with John's TOD patches, John's
> NTP rework, or Nish's softtimer patches, but something in this
> combination seems to be locking up my system frequently. Often, it will
> completely hang during boot, and it periodically hangs while starting X
> or even just under normal (unstressed) use.
> During several of the boot-ups, the NMI Watchdog has caught lockups.
> Here is the output of one of those lockups (hand-copied, so hopefully no
> mistakes):

Thanks for the detailed bug report! Hmmm. It looks like the TSC
interpolator is deadlocking. I'll try to dig in and hunt that one down
(although forgive me if I don't get back to you until sometime next

Thanks again for the great testing and reporting!

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