Re: Common boot/shutdown issues with the latest 2.6.37 (Mostly Asus laptops)

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 15:42:55 EST

On Monday, January 31, 2011, Ozan ÃaÄlayan wrote:
> On 31.01.2011 21:12, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > Booting with maxcpus=0 also disables the I/O APIC, which probably is a bit too
> > much, but let's see what happens in that case.
> Well the only-booting-with-nolapic one doesn't boot with maxcpus=0. Pff,
> are there any compile-time(Kconfig) or runtime parameters related to
> debugging various subsystems that you'll suggest which will show where
> the boot hangs? That way we can maybe pinpoint the issue to a specific
> function call.

Booting with initcall_debug causes all of the initcalls to be shown (start,
finish and duration), so it may allow you to find the culprit if you can
collect the messages.

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