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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH 46/61] fix Intel RNG detection
* dean gaudet (dean@arctic.org) wrote:
> just for the public record (i already communicated with Jan in private
> mail on this one)... i have a box which hangs hard starting at 2.6.18.2
> and 2.6.19 -- hangs hard during the intel hw rng tests (no sysrq
> response). and the hang occurs prior to the printk so it took some
> digging to figure out which module was taking out the system.
>
> Jan's patch gets the box past the hang... it seems like this should be in
> at least the next 2.6.19.x stable (and if there's going to be another
> 2.6.18.x stable then it should be included there as well).

Thanks for the data point. I wonder if you get SMI and never come back.
Do you boot with no_fwh_detect=1 or -1?

thanks,
-chris
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