Subject: Re: "cpu1: not started" on MP kernel
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/05/2006 18:18:03
In article <>,
Peter Seebach <> wrote:
>I have an exceptionally jinxed machine.
>It is nearly working.  Nearly.  At this point, it appears its only substantial
>problem is that it isn't going MP.
>I was running 3.0 on it, wherein it would go MP successfully using the mpbios
>option, and no ACPI.  I'm now running 3.99.21 (-current from the tarballs at
>, and I get "cpu1: not started".  I have tried both MPBIOS and
>MPACPI, and I do have the MULTIPROCESSOR option in my kernel config.  I'm not
>seeing anything obvious to explain this.
>Any suggestions of where to look?
>Hardware is a pair of single-core opterons, running in i386 mode.

1. Current as of when?
2. You are using GENERIC.MP and GENERIC.MPACPI?