Re: 2.4.x SMP issues on 440LX (?)

From: Tom Rini (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 10:04:08 EST

On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 08:29:40AM +0100, Eirik Overby wrote:

> As another person (Aaron M. Folmsbee, 28.04.01-22:32) in here reported
> earlier, there seems to be problems
> with Intel 440LX chipsets with dual CPU's and the Linux 2.4 kernel series.
> Simply stated, this just plain doesn't work right. When sticking in only one
> CPU, the system boots fine, but I
> see "random" hangs and kernel panics. Watching boot messages and doing a cat
> /proc/cpuinfo gives the
> correct information; I have one Intel Pentium II installed.
> However, when sticking in both CPU's, one of two things happen:

What Mobo/CPUs? I have a Tyan Tiger SD1692DL (I _think_ that's the model, I
haven't checked in ages tho) with 2 P2/333 (Deschutes). 2.4.0,2.4.1,2.4.2 and
2.4.3-pre3 (reiserfs patches) have worked great for me. 2.4.3-pre3 was
up for 16days before I rebooted into 2.4.4 (and power killed another 10+ day

Tom Rini (TR1265)
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