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Re: Problems with SMP version of XFS RH 7.1 installer

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Problems with SMP version of XFS RH 7.1 installer
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 21:43:03 +0200
Cc: erich@xxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <200105231938.f4NJcI206089@jen.americas.sgi.com>; from lord@sgi.com on Wed, May 23, 2001 at 02:38:18PM -0500
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On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 02:38:18PM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> > The problem is that the RH 7.1 SMP kernel configuration defaults to having
> > a few bits of APM turned on, and on some SMP boxen, APM is seriously busted
> > once you activate the other processors and causes weird/buggy behavior/
> > occasional crashes unless you remove it from the kernel configuration.
> > I will do some more checking to see if it works with anything enabled at
> > all, but in any case I'm filing this in Bugzilla at RedHat and I'll wrangle
> > it out with them.
> 
> Interesting (Steve goes and turns off apm in in his own smp .config file)

That should be a nop. apm.c does nothing on SMP kernels; except when you
enable apm=power-off and then it only does something on poweroff.


-Andi

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