Re: Re: i686 hang on boot in userspace

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 11:19:31 EST


On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, gmu 2k6 wrote:

> I was preparing a post to lkml about a similar hang which happens
> during init. I also saw an error while ntpdate tried to set the
> time/get the time. this only happens after I've enabled the NX bit on
> the dual 32bit Xeons installed in the HP Proliant Server. it works
> flawlessly with (CONFIG_X86_PAE and CONFIG_HIGHMEM_64) but
> since 2.6.18-rc2-git4 (including 2.6.18-rc2) it hangs late in the init
> process.
> could this be related?

Well, it could, but without further information it's impossible to say.
What error did you see with ntpdate? Could you post the kernel messages
and also insert a few stack traces as mentioned earlier?

bye, Rman
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at