SMP support for Daystar 604e 200MHz dual-processor card

Charles E. Leiserson Jr. locutus at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 31 17:31:49 EST 1999

> >Is anyone running LinuxPPC with a Daystart 604e 200MHz dual-processor 
> >card?
> Hmmm...must have been half-asleep when typing that.  Yes, it's a 
> Daystar nPower processor card with dual 200 MHz 604e PowerPC CPUs.
> Here's what's left of the boot messages on the screen in 2.2.12 from 
> CVS that I compiled on Aug 29, 1999:
> POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
> Entering SMP Mode...
> Processor 1 is stuck.

The "processor stuck" message should be fixed if you do a cold boot (ie. shut 
the machine down completely).  You shouldn't have any more problems like this 
after the first successful boot.

> Kernel panic: machine check
> Rebooting in 180 seconds..
> The part about "Processor 1 is stuck." doesn't look good, then we get 
> the big OOPS.

Sounds like you have compiled something in that your computer doesn't like...
Have you tried my kernel (R5)?

					- Ricky

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