Subject: Re: pre-built i386 + MP spinup test kernels now available.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 02/23/2000 17:12:30
On Wed, 23 Feb 2000 09:49:37 -0500 
 Bill Sommerfeld <> wrote:

 > Test cases I'm interested in:
 > 	- any motherboard other than a dual-celeron ABIT BP6
 > 	- multiprocessor PII or PIII or XEON
 > 	- multiprocessor Pentium
 > 	- more than 2 processors.
 > 	- more than 1 I/O APIC.
 > 	- older systems with a separate i82489DX APIC instead of the
 > 	  integrated APIC.  

does not work on my Asus dual PPro system.  Sorry, no dmesg output,
because I could not get a shell, nor could I get into DDB.  As soon
as it attempted to probe SCSI devices, "bha timed out (again)".

Looks like interrupts aren't working.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>