Curious failure...

Robert G. Brown
Fri Dec 3 16:14:20 1999

On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Doug Ledford wrote:

> Boot the linux kernel with the option "noapic" and everything should be fine. 
> What you describe is the typical condition when the IO-APIC code in the SMP
> kernel gets the interrupt mapping wrong.

OK, I'll try it.  Although I'm a bit curious as to why it only affects
the SMP kernel and then only when I fail to have mem=384M set.  Is it
the sort of thing that can sometimes be gotten right and sometimes


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