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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386 No-Idle-Hz aka Dynamic-Ticks 3
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On Thu, 4 Aug 2005 03:09 pm, Jan De Luyck wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 August 2005 07:59, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > This is the dynamic ticks patch for i386 as written by Tony Lindgen
> > <tony@atomide.com> and Tuukka Tikkanen <tuukka.tikkanen@elektrobit.com>.
> > Patch for 2.6.13-rc5
>
> On a weird sidenote: my synaptics touchpad seems to not-like dyntick very
> much. When starting with a dyntick enabled kernel I get when psmouse.ko is
> loaded:
>
> Aug 4 06:45:47 precious kernel: Synaptics claims to have extended
> capabilities, but I'm not able to read them.<3>Unable to initialize
> Synaptics hardware. Aug 4 06:45:47 precious kernel: input: PS/2 Synaptics
> TouchPad on isa0060/serio1
>
> subsequently, X fails to start too (touchpad is set as corepointer)
>
> reloading the module right then and there solves the problem:
>
> Aug 4 06:47:47 precious kernel: Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 5.8, id:
> 0x9d48b1, caps: 0x904713/0x4006 Aug 4 06:47:47 precious kernel: input:
> SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad on isa0060/serio1
>
> Also, booting the same (but non-patched) kernel gives me a clean boot:
>
> Aug 4 06:56:42 precious kernel: Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 5.8, id:
> 0x9d48b1, caps: 0x904713/0x4006 Aug 4 06:56:42 precious kernel: input:
> SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad on isa0060/serio1
>
> This is constantly reproducable for me. I guess some timing issue
> somewhere?

Did you try without the apic option or disable it at runtime? The apic option
is proving more problems than not so far for people that have tried it.

Cheers,
Con
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