SMP Kernel::Boot Failure-hang at "booting the kernel"

Joseph M Bironas fedora at
Tue Nov 18 20:42:44 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-18 at 00:17, Douglas Furlong wrote:
> Good morning Joseph.
> I have tried what you have suggested and this has solved my problem as
> well. After installing the kernel for Redhat9, it all seems to be
> working, with out any problems with the dual CPU.
> If I can help people debug this, I will be more then happy (error logs,
> system specification).
> Doug

I don't know if this will help with the 2.4.22-1.2115.nptlsmp kernel,
but when I disabled APIC in BIOS, the kernel booted. From the kernel
dmsg's it looks like the kernel re-enables APIC on it's own, it now
boots with no issues.


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