Re: 2.6.26-rc9-git9 doesn't boot on Macintel

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 20:50:01 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 5:40 PM, Jack Howarth <howarth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 03:35:17PM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> please check latest linus tree.
>> the commit could be related.
>> commit c91d924e3af08d4f98eab6ebf81f2b8ce132448f
>> Author: Bob Moore <robert.moore@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Tue Jun 10 12:38:10 2008 +0800
>> ACPICA: Fix for hang on GPE method invocation
>> Fixes problem where the new method argument count validation mechanism
>> will enter an infinite loop when a GPE method is dispatched.
>> Problem fixed be removing the obsolete code that passes GPE block
>> information to the notify handler via the control method parameter pointer.
>> YH
> Yinghai,
> The latest linus tree doesn't eliminate the hangs in 2.6.26 with your
> mmconfig patch. Also, I've been unable to repeat the boot with pci=noacpi using
> the mmconfig patch under 2.6.26. I've uploaded a dmesg file though from
> the kernel booted with apic=verbose in case that sheds any light
> on these problems.
> Also, I assume you meant earlier that is bad that with your mmconfig patch
> that I only see 0 - 63 buses. Any idea how we might fix that (in case it
> is related to the hang)?

please boot with
debug initcall_debug apic=verbose pci=routeirq?

and try pci=nommconf

I suspect that could be pci bridge is using 0xf0000000-0xf400000 too
after Linus merge pci tree, please try to boot with
to see if it is true.

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