Bug 85980

Summary: Merlot with one CPU hangs with AS2.1 SMP kernel
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Larry Troan <ltroan>
Component: kernelAssignee: Larry Woodman <lwoodman>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Description Larry Troan 2003-03-11 21:02:26 UTC
On a merlot with AS2.1 installed, 1 cpu, bios A03, hyperthreading disabled, SMP
kernel hangs during boot after "Serverworks IDE channel 1" line.

UP kernel -> no hang
UP kernel w/ apic -> no hang
SMP kernel w/ noapic -> no hang
Hyperthreading enabled -> no hang 

Need to check other systems such as Jaguar and Discovery.
Action by: ccooper
Issue Registered
Action by: arjanv
I have no idea if we tested the SMP kernel on UP systems. It's certainly
possible that a bug snuck in, in this area. So why not just boot the UP kernel
as anaconda puts there as default with HT disabled

Status set to: Info

Action by: ccooper
Reproduced w/ Milan beta 5, 2.4.18-11smp.

Action by: mdomsch
Michael Brown to report back if factory has to have fix.

Action by: ltroan
Larry Woodman says to escalate this to him....

Category set to: Kernel
Status set to: Waiting on Tech
Issue assigned to: lwoodman

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Action by: ltroan
Need an update on this....

issue tracker 5884 opened by dell as sev 2.

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-03-11 21:05:01 UTC
so does 2.4.9-e.12 fix this?