Re: Catching NForce2 lockup with NMI watchdog

From: Josh McKinney
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 13:16:19 EST

Please don't CC me, I am on the list, thanks.

On approximately Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 03:19:33PM +0100, Craig Bradney wrote:
> I'm getting those in dmesg too...
> ..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC
> ...trying to set up timer (IRQ0) through the 8259A ... failed.
> ...trying to set up timer as Virtual Wire IRQ... failed.
> ...trying to set up timer as ExtINT IRQ... works.
> Do you really think this could be the problem?
> If so, any ideas why I am relatively lucky to not have the crashes
> people are having? 5.5 days, then 5 hours, and now Im up to 17 hours...
> with a decent amount of use combined with idle time.
> Craig

At least two of us are lucky. I can't reproduce the crashes "anymore"
either. I am up to 2 days now, was up to 3 or 4 before I booted
2.4.23 for a while to see if I could make that kernel crash, which I
couldn't. I will see how long I can go, since 5 days or so seems to
be the top uptime.

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