Re: frequent lockups in 3.18rc4

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Dec 26 2014 - 19:39:33 EST

On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 03:30:20PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 2:57 PM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > still running though..
> Btw, did you ever boot with "tsc=reliable" as a kernel command line option?

I don't think so.

> For the last night, can you see if you can just run it with that, and
> things work?


> So I'm not even convinced that trying to debug some HPET issue is
> really worth it. Especially if your machine is a preproduction board
> from Intel.

Yeah, I agree. Even though it's strange that this only became a problem
this last few months for me, after over a year of abuse.

Hopefully the new year brings more trustworthy hardware.


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