Subject: Re: HEADS UP: timecounters (branch simonb-timecounters) merged into -current
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/2006 23:18:07
On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 04:26:38PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 10:21:04PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 04:08:42PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > >
> > > Has this been fixed? I've been holding off upgrading a few systems since
> > > with xen, post-timecounters-merge, they just don't work.
> > This needs more investigation. I've done various tests on my systems
> > and coundln't reproduce any problems.
> > Are you building with gcc-4 ? I'm still using gcc-3 only.
> No, I am using gcc 3, which is the default.
> A kernel from 10 minutes before the timecounters merge started works
> fine, as I noted earlier. After the merge, any dom0 kernel I build
> hangs where indicated by the dmesg I posted.
> The system is a Tyan Athlon-MP motherboard with one processor installed,
> with NetBSD-current and Xen2.
All my test systems are Intel. Could this be AMD-specific ? I notice that
Franck's system is AMD too.
Or maybe it's because I'm using slow hardware. I'll see if I have time
to test on a 3Ghz P4 system tomorow.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference