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Re: hang on revivesa with dual core CPU

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:01:48PM +0200, Vincent wrote:
> Bill Stouder-Studenmund a ?crit :
> >>
> >>A lot of people would be interested in this being fixed, myself
> >>included!
> >I'm not sure that this is the same issue. The original problem here was 
> >that things start, then wedge. The issue above, as best I can tell, is 
> >something that hits boot. Or do I misunderstand?
> Right. The second core won't start. It stays in a halt state, probably 
> until the ps/2 keyboard is detected and initialized in the course of 
> boot. The guess of Manuel was that some line is held up until proper 
> init, whereas when the PS/2 driver is absent, the line is not touched 
> and things proceed properly.

There are some other control lines that have been connected to the
keyboard controlled (A20 mask), maybe there is something of that ilk
causing grief.


David Laight:

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