Re: 2.4.11 APIC problems

From: Martin J. Bligh (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 15:46:34 EST

> So, I tried inserting the die() like you said without console serial. I
> got pagefulls of dumps and pretty soon it rebooted itself. So, I logged
> to the serial console again on the next reboot to capture the output.
> Looks like we got the "APIC error" message in the log too. It's a
> really long log so I attached it rather than putting it inline.

Ick. You need to disable the repeated interrupt. Try this instead of
the die:

 __asm__ __volatile__ ("hlt");

And if it makes a huge logfile again, just mail the first bit .... I don't
care about huge emails, but others on lkml probably do ;-)


PS. Nor do I care what the die says, I just want to stop the processor.
I want to know what it was doing just before the smp_error_interrupt.
There are more elegant solutions around to stop repeated APIC errors,
but this should be OK for debug.
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