Re: SMP Kernel 2.6.0-test11 doesn't boot on a Dell 410

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 17:06:59 EST

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, John Stoffel wrote:

> Zwane> I have a dual PII PW 410 too but with an A10 bios, the attached
> Zwane> config boots on mine. It's beginning to look like an ACPI/bios
> Zwane> revision problem.
> I've got the A10 bios as well, and the system boots and works fine
> with 2.4.22 + DM patch. I don't think there's a newer BIOS available
> either, so that route is out.
> I did work on getting this system to boot at one point under the early
> 2.6.0-test series, but it was unstable so I fell back to 2.4.2x and
> I've been there since.
> It's also a very upto date Debian unstable/testing system as well.
> I've looked at the bugzilla notes, but nothing really pokes out at
> me. I guess my next test is to try to compile/boot without SMP turned
> on.

That's interesting, that box has been tracking most of 2.5/2.6
development. So far i haven't hit any problems which were specific to it.
This is in a dual cpu configuration. I'd be interested to know whether my
.config boots at all on your system.
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