Re: Linux Kernel 2.6.4 - APIC Errors

From: Mark Gross
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 13:48:43 EST

On Tuesday 30 March 2004 10:42, Mark Gross wrote:
> You stinker ;)
> I replied to your email off list cuz I used to work with Al about 100 years
> ago in Utica NY.
> I did trace the source of the kprint to the apic code.
> arch/i386/kernel/apic.c; smp_error_interrupt 0x40 is APIC error bit 6
> "Illegal register addres" from the code comments.
> The interrupt handler gets installed through some tricky BS code, see
> include/asm-i386/mach-arch/entry_arch.h using a macro BUILD_INTERRUPT that
> insalls the error_interrupt by prefixing the "smp_" at compile time.
> I'd say something strange is going on with some driver touching the APIC,
> but I'm no expert.

ummm, thats " 6: Received illegal vector " You have noise on your hardware.


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