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Re: Interrupt problem on Sony Vaio BZ11XN

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:52:34AM +0200, Gilbert Fernandes wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just installed NetBSD 5.0.1 on a Vaio Sony BZ11XN laptop and I'm 
> seeing a huge number of interrupts.
> After an uptime of one hour, ioapic0 pin 19 has produced 187203 interrupts 
> (systat vmstat).
> The machine seems to work properly, I have been compiling some stuff, but 
> when checked with the top command, the first CPU has interrupts ranging from 
> 60 % to 90 % while CPU2 seems OK and handling most of the compiling work.

uhm... have you tried to switch it off and on aga^W^W^W^W^W^W update
the firmware/BIOS ? This repaired similar problems on some amd64
hardware I have @work.


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