Re: [Linux-ia64] Pre-emption patch for IA-64

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-03-15 09:07:42
>>>>> On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 08:57:55 +1100, Peter Chubb <peter@chubb.wattle.id.au> said:

  Peter> On a dual McKinley prototype machine I was able to get
  Peter> lockups with preempt under heavy I/O and cpu load (e.g., make
  Peter> -j4 in glibc).  I'm waiting for production model McKinleys
  Peter> SMP to retry, as I couldn't reproduce the problem on
  Peter> production-model Itanium 1, and there were no symptoms that I
  Peter> could debug.

Do you know what on the zx1-based machines you can trigger INIT via
the BMC?  That's quite handy when the kernel locks up (you can dump
the collected state at the next boot).

	--david
Received on Fri Mar 14 14:09:15 2003

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