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Re: smp problems on AlphaServer 4100

On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 26, 2006 at 02:13:25AM +0800, James Andrewartha wrote:
>> I've hit that when trying to run a 2.6.15 compiled using the debian config
>> on a UP2000+ system (based on DP264, same as the DS20) with two EV68ALs. I
>> haven't tried a uniprocesser kernel, just compiling one up now.
> Please let us know how it turns out.

It boots without any of the SCSI problems and starts up the md device and 
LVM ok, just has problems because as you pointed out, 2.6.15 has no devfs.

2.6.8-2-generic from sarge also boots ok with SCSI, however it prints 
devfs_mk_dir: invalid argument.<4>devfs_mk_dev: could not append to parent for /disc
for a while before the initrd mounts / and the real boot continues.

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