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Re: [suse-amd64] Dual Opteron crashes with Kernel Panic
  • From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 11:01:24 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20041216110123.GS32718@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 11:27:45AM +0100, Rainer Koenig wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> Andreas Wahlert <Andreas.Wahlert@xxxxxx> writes:
> > I'm in a serious discussion with the FSC Celsius man in
> > Augsburg. perhaps there are any results today or monday.
> Can you give me more contact info about that Celsius man in Augsburg?
> Per definition it should be me... but I just read about this because
> your problem is also showing up at other customers of our CELSIUS V810
> and that other customer pointed us to this thread. Sorry that this
> problem didn't get my attention before.
> And yes, I can perfectly reproduce it here on my V810 as well.

It probably depends on the amount of memory installed and the BIOS
version. Basically the crash happens when the kernel tries
to duplicate MTRR setup done by the BIOS to the other CPU, so likely
there is some issue in the original MTRR setup.

I haven't heard a report for it from the V810 at suse, perhaps
it doesn't show it.

There is a bug open for the issue, but I haven't had time to look
at it in detail yet.


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