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SubjectRe: [Bug #10369] The never ending BEEEEP/__smp_call_function_mask with 2.6.25-rc7
On Sunday 13 April 2008 22:02:08 Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> The problem still persists and I have no clue at all what's the root
> cause. The symptom is a stuck local apic timer interrupt as we have
> seen it on those AMD X2 systems with C1E enabled. This box does not
> advertise C1E, but the behaviour is the same.
> Christian, it would be great if you could bisect the git tree so we
> get an idea which patch is exposing this problem. My feeling is that
> the problem itself is there with 2.6.24 as well but not
> exposed. That's just a gut feeling and I could be wrong as usual.

Ok! The biggest problem however is: I can only run bisects on weekends. :-(
And even then: it takes up to 2 hours until the timer gets stuck... and the
system freezes...
But, on the other hand... does ANYBODY know a way how I can see if the
apictimer drifts/(getting slower and slower)?


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