SMP Problem and Re: 2.1.111 and memory performance (much better

Patrick Kursawe (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 11:02:11 +0200 (MEST)


On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Christof Damian wrote:

> Hello,
> I just wanted to mention that 2.1.111 is much nicer on my machine (2*P200
> 64MB). I did not realize that it was bad before, until I installed 2.1.111.

That sounds great, but on my machine (2xP133, 32MB, aic7880) 2.1.111 does
not even boot! I get a nice series of messages "stuck on
smp_invalidate_needed IPI wait CPU #1". I got one or two of those messages
when booting 2.1.110, but everything else worked fine (though it was a bit
unstable when there was heavy ethernet traffic)

Running 2.1.108 currently, which seems to be more stable than 2.0.x on my

Bye, Patrick

Patrick Kursawe
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