Re: SMP 440GX+ hang on boot (2.4.16)

From: Jeff Gustafson (
Date: Sat Dec 08 2001 - 21:22:44 EST

> > The funny thing is that the kernels from RH 7.2 (2.4.7-10) and Alan
> > Cox's latest (2.4.13-ac8) work just fine. The 2.4.16 kernel does not
> > work. Is there a possiblity that the fix could posted to linux-kernel?
> > Maybe it could be put into the upcoming 2.4.17 release. Please??
> 1) Did you enable ACPI in your own kernel ?

        No ACPI. We used RH's 7.2 i686 SMP config file as a starting
point to build 2.4.16.

> 2) Does "noapic" make a difference ?

        That made it worse. Just gets stuck right in the middle of
initalizing the driver. Before it would initialize, but couldn't mount
the root partition.


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