Re: Catching NForce2 lockup with NMI watchdog - found?

From: Craig Bradney
Date: Sat Dec 06 2003 - 10:36:32 EST

On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 15:42, Ian Kumlien wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 14:36, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 03:08, Ian Kumlien wrote:
> > > You could always move eth0 to a different slot. Other than that, you can
> > > do manual config for the irq's in the bios, but it shouldn't be
> > > needed...
> >
> > eth0 is the 3com onboard on the a7n8x deluxe...
> I find that so odd... My on board network controller is a realtec phys
> controlled by a nvidia mac. Same goes for audio.

Yes.. maybe if I was using the onboard nvidia nic it would not share..
Not sure.
> > Having finally woken up (me not the pc), uptime here is now 12 hours..
> > (without the CPU Disconnect athcool run, just the kernel patch). I did
> > run the athcool program to check the result though:
> >
> > nVIDIA nForce2 (10de 01e0) found
> > 'Halt Disconnect and Stop Grant Disconnect' bit is enabled.
> nVIDIA nForce2 (10de 01e0) found
> 'Halt Disconnect and Stop Grant Disconnect' bit is enabled.

Its a pity that as Bart said, those numbers dont reflect any sort of
revision as that might lead to a conclusion about why it happens on some
and not others.

> > Perhaps my motherboard and cpu doesnt have a problem with disconnect and
> > just the IRQ issue, perhaps because its only a few weeks old. It would
> > make sense in some ways given that my system has only one of the
> > problems given the uptime I have been able to reach.
> Mine is 2 weeks old or so..

> > My hangs have always been when I have used the PC.. and often completed
> > a task and then a few seconds later it goes.
> Mine always seems to hang after a certain amount of time... When id
> didn't do a grep in the kernel lib.

I've just come hom to find my grep -R a /usr/* and my 4gb dvd grep have
completed correctly... 14 hours uptime now.

> Btw, i have UDMA100 disks.. 2 disks on primary and 2 cdroms on
> secondary... I dunno if this could make any difference..

1 ata133 primary master and dvdrw and cdrom on secondary here.

> > Will see in time I guess
> Good luck =)

You too :)


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