Subject: Re: MP kernel still dead-on-arrival
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Cosmic 665 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2001 21:51:46
Could this have something to do with CPU's and chipsets? I've had no
difficulties with NetBSD I386/SMP using 440BX boards and PII processors.
>From tech-smp-owner-the_hermit665 Wed, 21 Nov 2001 12:16:46 -0800
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>Mark White <email@example.com> writes:
> > My MP kernel still dies (the machine spontaneously resets)
> > during the bootup phase, at "cpu1: CPU 1 running". Can
> > anybody suggest why? The kernel config is below.
>I had this happen constantly, until I fully power cycled the machine.
>From what I can tell, coming up from a cold state makes both of my
>dual boxes work fairly reliably, but if I reboot it from windows or
>from a non-smp kernel things are unstable, and I either get immediate
>reboots when going multiuser (on the dual cellery box) or a crash
>during the multiuser startup scripts (on my dual Athelon XP box)
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