Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 480777
RHEL4.8 kernel hangs during boot, possible APIC and PM timer calibration issue
Last modified: 2009-02-17 07:06:30 EST
Description of problem:
79.EL kernel hanged on two machines during boot. Following was last message on the console.
ACPI: System reset via FADT Reset Register is supported
ENABLING IO-APIC IRQs
..TIMER: vector=0x31 pin1=2 pin2=-1
APIC calibration not consistent with PM Timer: 4393459ms instead of 100ms
APIC delta adjusted to PM-Timer: 139 (1662345)
Noticed on two systems so far.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Noticed twice. Jeff says it is not reproducible 100% of time.
Steps to Reproduce:
error messages seems to be coming from prarit's recent patch.
Author: Prarit Bhargava <email@example.com>
Date: Tue Aug 26 09:55:03 2008 -0400
identify pm timer calibration issues during boot
Patch was withdrawn from RHEL4.8.
CLOSED as NOTABUG.