Subject: Re: Getting "TLB IPI rendezvous failed..."
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/23/2005 13:35:41
On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 07:22:31PM +0100, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 09:21:59AM -0500, Stephan Uphoff wrote:
> > Could you try the attached patch?
> > Please make sure that all your com devices show up.
> Hmm.. I see your line of thinking here: you think that all the com
> devices, establishing interrupts, will overflow into the IDT entry
> for IPIs?
> That shouldn't happen, since there are only four ioapic pins involved
> here, and each of them will take one IDT entry, so they should end
> up as 0xd0-0xd3.

Also note that only half of the serial ports are used currently, and 
they're connected to serial consoles of other servers. They don't get
much activities

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference