Subject: Re: apic timing/clock problem in 4.0_RC3, MacBook 2x2.0
To: None <>
From: Marco Trillo <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/03/2007 19:34:26

On 11/3/07, Marco Trillo wrote:
> There were also other issues which are perhaps > related to this:
> sometimes the cpu1 processor would fail to start. Pressing random keys
> in the USB keyboard before the cpu1 is started made it to always start
> reliably.
> I have found some FreeBSD MacBook documents that report the same kind
> of problem.
> I'll see if this issue still happens with the new USB quirk.

This is the FreeBSD report which mentions the "cpu1 doesn't start"
problem and the "press keys" workaround:

But that problem appears to have gone now with the USB SMI disable
quirk. At least this kernel booted and the cpu1 started just fine
without pressing any keys during the boot.