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

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-03-15 09:07:42
>>>>> On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 08:57:55 +1100, Peter Chubb <> 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).

Received on Fri Mar 14 14:09:15 2003

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