> Uh, do I trust Linus ? ;-) Well, probably I am going to take a look. The whole
> story eats a lot of time as I have to deal with GBs of data for every single
Cool, i'll wait on that then.
> Can you clarify? Do you mean options "nosmp noapic" or just "noapic" on SMP
Kernel built with CONFIG_SMP and booted with 'noapic' kernel parameter
> Hm, my question is: if it were exclusively an apic problem, why do other
> controllers (in a filesystem environment) work flawlessly. Maybe the driver and
> apic simply have differing opinions in certain race cases, but that does not
> mean that apic is always to blame, does it?
I'm a bit wary of blaming the interrupt routing setup, as i have also
noted that other devices work fine. But we have to be objective and try
and isolate things first. You seem to have a good head start on that.
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