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    SubjectRe: 2.6.23-rc4-mm1 and -rc6-mm1: boot failure on HP nx6325, related to clockevents
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    On Monday, 24 September 2007 15:05, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 14:57 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > > > http://tglx.de/projects/hrtimers/2.6.23-rc4/patch-2.6.23-rc4-hrt1.patches.tar.bz2
    > > > >
    > > > > applied. I also have the 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 dmesg output ready, but there's some
    > > > > -mm-specific noise in it. Please let me know if you want it, though.
    > > >
    > > > Hmm:
    > > >
    > > > > Command line: root=/dev/sda3 vga=792 resume=/dev/sda1 noacpitimer apic=verbose 2
    > > > --------------------------------------------------------^^^^^^^^^^^
    > > >
    > > > noacpitimer is not a valid commandline option.
    > > >
    > > > I asked for:
    > > > >> > > noapictimer
    > >
    > > I'm blind, sorry.
    > >
    > > > So I really wonder, why noacpitimer on the kernel command line makes any
    > > > difference. I'm confused.
    > >
    > > \metoo
    > >
    > > Well, it was probably read as "noacpi". :-)
    >
    > Hmm, ACPI is in the log all over the place.

    Well, "noacpi" seems to be a synonym for "pci=noacpi".

    Anyway, it causes acpi_disable_pci() to be executed, which according to
    Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt means "Do not use ACPI for IRQ routing or
    for PCI scanning" (it works like this on x86_64 too, although the doc says it's
    x86_32-specific).

    And yes, it matches "noacpiwhatever" in the command line with "noacpi". Sigh.

    > > Fortunately, noapictimer helps as well, dmesg attached (I have the one
    > > from 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 ready, too).
    >
    > Ok, at which point is the box stopping, when you omit noa* ? Is
    > earlyprintk giving you any useful info ?

    earlyprintk=vga doesn't display anything (ie. black screen) and there are no
    serial ports in the box.

    Greetings,
    Rafael
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