Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] AMD64 dual-core testing on 2007.0?
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 00:27:03
Message-Id: 4643B805.3020302@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] AMD64 dual-core testing on 2007.0? by "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky"
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> I can't tell yet whether it's hardware or software, but I'm guessing the > kernel at this point rather than hardware -- I have some > /var/log/messages traces that don't look like hardware. Once I get a > stable OS, I'll load Gentoo from it and do the real debugging. The > 2.4.20 kernel in Gentoo stable has to be better that the 2.4.18s the > other distros seem to be carrying.
What I find to be a cause of a lot of stability issues. Probably even more so on multiprocessor/core systems is preemption. Voluntary preemption is OK, but other preemption still seems to be a bit flaky at places. Paul -- gentoo-releng@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-releng] AMD64 dual-core testing on 2007.0? Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-releng] AMD64 dual-core testing on 2007.0? "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@×××××××.net>