RE: NForce2 pseudoscience stability testing (2.6.0-test11)

From: Allen Martin
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 20:00:23 EST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Kumlien [mailto:pomac@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 4:47 PM
> On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 00:36, b@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > About the IDE, it seems to be the easiest way to promote the
> > problem but time seems to be the biggest factor. Some have
> > suggested wrt this NFORCE2 problem that idle time makes it
> > worse, but I've seen the hang under both conditions.
> Well, IDE is what i'd blame. My original experience about lost
> interrupts leads me to ide. Since i never loose interrupts without
> io-apic.

Can someone who has a system showing this problem try booting from a PCI IDE
card to see if it makes any difference? I'd try the experiemnt here, but I
can't reproduce the hanging that's being reported.

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