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Re: Badness at arch/parisc/kernel/smp.c:323


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On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 12:14 PM, Bernd Gietzelt <berndg@fsim-ev.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 15 May 2009 09:37:03 +0200
> Thibaut VARENE <varenet@debian.org> wrote:
>> I've seen that too. Do you have any add-on PCI network card in that
>> box? It seems that the current debian kernel has bugs with some
>> network drivers. Loading tg3 or tulip drivers with such network cards
>> in the PCI slots will trigger a High Priority Machine Check (what you
>> saw here). If you don't want to bother too much, I'd suggest
>> installing etch and then upgrading to lenny, sticking to the etch
>> kernel until you can build your own kernel.
> I have two PCI network cards. Both
> 18:00.0 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip
> 21142/43 (rev 41)
> and use the tulip driver for them.

if you want to boot with the lenny installer, i believe your only
option is removing those two addon cards and use the onboard network
(which shouldn't be affected by the bug).


> Ok. Sometimes I could boot the machine with the lenny kernel. Which
> kernel options should i use to avoid this bug?
> Thanks for the answer. I had suspected the scsi hardware as error
> source.
> BerndG
> --
> Bernd Gietzelt <berndg@fsim-ev.de>

Thibaut VARENE

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