Subject: interrupt routing issue with ioapic ?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeff Rizzo <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2005 13:08:51
I'm working on porting drivers for some of the "Wildcard"
zaptel-interface hardware for use with asterisk, and I finally got some
stuff working with the driver built into the kernel last night after
squashing some stupid bugs. Working on it some more this morning, I
discovered that if I loaded the driver as an LKM, I wasn't getting any
interrupts. After some investigation, I realized that for whatever
reason, the "builtin" kernel was uniprocessor, with no ioapic, while the
kernel I was loading the LKM into was MP, using MPBIOS and ioapic. Sure
enough, when I loaded a recompiled LKM into a UP kernel with no ioapic,
things work as expected. Even more interestingly, when I compile the
driver into an MP kernel, it locks up after a brief period, though the
driver does seem to get a few interrupts before this happens.
My development system is NetBSD/i386 -current as of a couple days ago.
My MP kernel config is pretty close to GENERIC; I only have KGDB and
options INSECURE in the GENERIC config, and the MP part is thus:
options COM_MPLOCK # com MP locking; REQUIRED on MP i386
options DIAGNOSTIC # STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
options MPBIOS # configure CPUs and APICs using MPBIOS
#options MPACPI # configure CPUs and APICs using ACPI
# (acpi at mainbus must also be enabled)
ioapic* at mainbus? apid ?
wcfxs* at pci?
zaptel* at zaptelbus?
The "wcfxs*" and "zaptel*" lines are commented out for LKM use.
Does anything here look like I've done something glaringly wrong? Any
suggestions for other things to check or to try?