Re: Keyboard lockups with non-SMP pre-2.1.37-[3456]

Alan Cox (
Fri, 9 May 1997 23:43:16 +0100 (BST)

> P.P.S If i compile as SMP, it barfs in calibrate_APIC_clock on my Cyrix 6x86
> P166+ (if necessary, I will repeat the experiment and hand transcribe
> the Oops). Yes I know that Cyrix 6x86s are not exactly smp-capable, just
> wondering if a more graceful fallback is possible or desirable.

We could check the APIC present CPUID bit assuming the Cyrix 6x86 gets that