[Bug 24533] Re: [Bug 24533] Re: [Bug 24533] Re: Fail to boot smp kernel

Ben Collins ben.collins at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 21 01:32:22 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 23:13 +0000, Richard Green wrote:
> That's not the issue. the 386 kernel is the default, and is what I've been 
> running.  The desire for a 686 non-SMP kernel is to determine if the 
> problem is with the 686 optimizations or the SMP code.
>    WHat I really want is for someone with knowledge of the kernel internals 
> to look at Paul's patches and see if they're appropriate to apply to the 
> current 686smp kernel source.  I'm not a C programmer, and I haven't even 
> configured and compiled a kernel since it went modular, so I don't trust 
> my own opinion on the subject...

How about booting the 686 kernel with the nosmp on the boot command

As for the patch, it's _way_ too invasive to even consider for dapper.

If you want, you can try the Edgy Knot-3 LiveCD to see if it fixes your

Fail to boot smp kernel

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