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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: AMD64 dual-core testing on 2007.0?
Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 10:25:41 +1000
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

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