Re: Catching NForce2 lockup with NMI watchdog

From: Craig Bradney
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 18:13:34 EST

On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 23:55, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 11:11:39AM -0800, Allen Martin wrote:
> > NVIDIA doesn't provide a windows driver to setup APIC interrupts. APIC
> > functionality is exported through the ACPI methods and MP table in the
> > system BIOS which the motherboard vendors supply.
> >
> > Likely the root of the problem has to do with the way the Linux kernel is
> > using the ACPI methods to setup the interrupts which is different from win
> > 9x/2k/XP. I can help track this down, unfortunately so far I've been unable
> > to reproduce the hangs on any of the boards I have.
> Can the people with nforce chips run a command that will show the chipset
> config space like was done back when there were problems with via chipsets
> (before via released the specs on how to set the bits correctly).
> Maybe you'll see some correlation between the boards that are crashing, and
> a few bits that are different for the boards that aren't crashing.
> -

Is there such a command? or is that your question? Ready to run it as
soon as someone lets me know.

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