RE: [Linux-ia64] uni-processor kernel on SMP machine

From: Broadfoot, KenX <kenx.broadfoot_at_intel.com>
Date: 2000-10-18 08:51:31
In my case I am having problems with the B0 stepping procs...

Should the B-step and the A-step kernel choices BOTH be set?

--ken

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jun Nakajima [SMTP:jun@sco.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, October 17, 2000 1:34 PM
> To:	Pat O'Rourke
> Cc:	linux-ia64@linuxia64.org
> Subject:	Re: [Linux-ia64] uni-processor kernel on SMP machine
> 
> Both UP and SMP kernels (2.4.0-test9) work fine on at least two 4-way
> Lions (A2-stepping CPUs each with latest and a bit old firmware) at our
> site. Can you be more specific about the problem you are seeing?
> 
> Pat O'Rourke wrote:
> > 
> > I attempted to boot a 2.4.0-test9 kernel compiled without SMP support
> > on an MP Lion, but it would not boot.  I did the same experiemnt with
> > older kernels and it appears this broke between test7 and test8.  Has
> > anyone else noticed this?  Is there a work around / solution?
> > 
> > I noticed the problem on both a 2-way lion w/ B1 cpus and a 4-way lion
> > with A2 cpus.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Pat
> > 
> 
> -- 
> Jun U Nakajima
> Core OS Development
> SCO/Murray Hill, NJ
> Email: jun@sco.com, Phone: 908-790-2352 Fax: 908-790-2426
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Received on Tue Oct 17 15:22:47 2000

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