Re: [PATCH] Re: AMD Mobile Semprons (3500+, 3600+,...) break withnohz and highres enabled

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 07:11:50 EST

On Thu, 17 Jul 2008, Richard wrote:
> The Short story... it was a dark and rainy night :-P oops, wrong mailing
> list.... so here goes


> The kernel boots and when init.d starts, the screen switches off, the CPU fan
> goes to Max speed, and a few minutes later all goes quiet and it appears to
> have powered off.
> I usually boot with noapictimer and if I disable ACPI totally, the clock
> references don't work and the timebase goes wrong. (Playing a MP3 is quite an
> entertaining event as it sounds like an old vinyl record player with a
> slipping drive belt)

That's with 2.6.25 vanilla, right ?

Can you provide a bootlog from that kernel with noapictimer on the
kernel command line ?

Also as it reaches at least init it would be great to get a bootlog
for a boot w/o any command line options via netconsole (see


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