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From: Thomas Gleixner <>
To: Michael Thayer <>
Cc: Michal Necasek <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: 4.8.2 not booting in 32-bit VM without I/O-APIC
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:18:29 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1611101817420.3501@nanos> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, 10 Nov 2016, Michael Thayer wrote:
> On 03.11.2016 21:02, Michal Necasek wrote:
> > Sorry for the delay. I can confirm that the problem is fixed in
> > 4.9.0-rc3 and prefill_possible_map no longer crashes (as it did in
> > 4.9.0-rc2). Thank you!
> > 
> > Just a side question, is the previous fix in commit ff8560512b
> > (x86/boot/smp: Don't try to poke disabled/non-existent APIC) actually
> > still required or would the no-op APIC driver take care of it?
> Sorry for the delay too (holiday-related).  I tested 4.9.0rc4 on a 32-bit

No problem. I hope you enjoyed your well earned vacation :)

> VirtualBox virtual machine without I/O-APIC and can confirm that it now boots.
> Since I am at it, the OHCI timer wheel-related problems are also no longer
> reproducible.

Thanks for reporting back!


  reply	other threads:[~2016-11-10 17:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-03 20:02 4.8.2 not booting in 32-bit VM without I/O-APIC Michal Necasek
2016-11-10 14:21 ` Michael Thayer
2016-11-10 17:18   ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2016-10-28 18:52 Michal Necasek
2016-10-28 19:00 ` Thomas Gleixner
2016-10-28 19:34   ` Thomas Gleixner
2016-10-29 10:18     ` Borislav Petkov
2016-10-28 18:30 Michal Necasek
2016-10-28 18:38 ` Thomas Gleixner

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